ABBYGB2L -Santander Uk Plc Chaps And International Payments London United Kingdom Swift Codes of Bank/Financial institution

ABBYGB2L -Santander Uk Plc Chaps And International Payments London United Kingdom Swift Codes of Bank/Financial institution




Swift code details of Santander Uk Plc, United Kingdom, London,E1 8AD

Country United Kingdom
Bank / Financial Institution Santander Uk Plc
City London
Swift Code ABBYGB2L     used in international fund tramsfer
Branch Chaps And International Payments
Address Chaps And International Payments
Zip Code E1 8AD

Structure of Swift code

The format of SWIFT code is given below

AAAA BB CC DDD

The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters, made up of:

  • 4 letters: Institution Code or bank code.
  • 2 letters: ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code
  • 2 letters or digits: location code
    • if the second character is "0", then it is typically a test BIC as opposed to a BIC used on the live network.
    • if the second character is "1", then it denotes a passive participant in the SWIFT network
    • if the second character is "2", then it typically indicates a reverse billing BIC, where the recipient pays for the message
    • as opposed to the more usual mode whereby the sender pays for the message.
  • 3 letters or digits: branch code, optional ('XXX' for primary office)

Where an 8-digit code is given, it may be assumed that it refers to the primary office.