A SWIFT code is an international bank code that identifies particular banks worldwide. It’s also known as a Bank Identifier Code (BIC). Bank uses SWIFT codes to send/receive money to/from overseas banks.
The bank branch or relationship manager will be able to provide you the SWIFT code for your bank account. Alternatively you can also contact your banks FOREX department as ask for the SWIFT code applicable to your bank account. Please note the SWIFT code is and 8 or 11 digit alphanumeric code and differs from branch to branch of every bank. It is not IFSC code.
For your reference, swift code would be in the following format: ABCD-EF-GH-IJK
- ABCD - Bank Code(A-Z)
- EF - Country Code(A-Z)
- GH - Location Code(A-Z)(0-9)
- IJK - Branch Code(Optional)(A-Z)(0-9)