Here’s a complete list of swift codes for all banks in Uganda

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If you ever have to wire money from one bank to another specifically in regard to international transactions, you need to now about bank swift codes.

A SWIFT code or Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication code is used to uniquely identify a specific bank during international transaction. These codes are provided by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for each bank in the world.

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Here are swift codes for Banks in Uganda located in Kampala city.

Bank nameSwift (BIC) code
Bank of AfricaAFRIUGKA
Bank of Baroda (Uganda) LtdBARBUGKA
Bank of IndiaBKIDUGKA
Barclays Bank UgandaBARCUGKX
Cairo International BankCAIEUGKA
Centenary Bank LtdCERBUGKA
Citibank Uganda LtdCITIUGKA
Crane BankCRANUGKA
DFCU BankDFCUUGKA
Diamond Trust BankDTKEUGKA
EcobankECOCUGKA
Equity BankEQBLUGKA
Fina BankFBAKUGKA
Housing Finance BankHFINUGKA
KCB Bank UgandaKCBLUGKA
Orient BankORINUGKA
Stanbic Bank UgandaSBICUGKX
Standard Chartered BankSCBLUGKA
Tropical BankTROAUGKA
United Bank for Africa (UBA)UNAFUGKA
FINANCE TRUST BANK LTDFTBLUGKA
NC BANK UGANDA LIMITEDNINCUGKA

What makes up a bank’s Swift code

If you really want to dig deeper under the hood, what makes up Swift codes actually isn’t rocket science. The first 4 digits designate the bank code, the next 2 digits the country code while the following digits show the location code or the branch code.

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Lets take an example of DTKEUGKA, Diamond Trust Bank’s swift code. The bank is located in Kampala Uganda.

  • “DTKE” is the bank’s code.
  • “UG” is Uganda’s country code
  • “KA” is Kampala’s code.

So it’s that simple.

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  • Jemimah

    Thanks for the info, its annoying trying to make a transaction and realize you don’t have a SWIFT CODE