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NBOVVUVUXXX

NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED BIC / Swift code details

NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED, RUE DE PARIS, AIR VANUATU BUILDING, PORT VILA, Vanuatu

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So what do these letters and numbers mean?

A SWIFT code — sometimes also called a SWIFT number — is a standard format for Business Identifier Codes (BIC). Banks and financial institutions use them to identify themselves globally. It says who and where they are — a sort of international bank code or ID.

These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international money transfers or SEPA payments. Banks also use these codes to exchange messages between each other.

NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED

NBOV Bank code
VU Country code
VU Location code
XXX Branch code
This SWIFT code is for the NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED
SWIFT code NBOVVUVUXXX
Swift code (8 characters) NBOVVUVU
Branch name NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED
Branch address RUE DE PARIS, AIR VANUATU BUILDING
Branch code XXX
Bank name NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED
City PORT VILA
Country Vanuatu

NATIONAL BANK OF VANUATU LIMITED SWIFT Code Details

A SWIFT/BIC is an 8-11 character code that identifies your country, city, bank, and branch.
  • Bank code A-Z 4 letters representing the bank. It usually looks like a shortened version of that bank's name.
  • Country code A-Z 2 letters representing the country the bank is in.
  • Location code 0-9 A-Z 2 characters made up of letters or numbers. It says where that bank's head office is.
  • Branch Code 0-9 A-Z 3 digits specifying a particular branch. 'XXX' represents the bank’s head office.

Always confirm the details with your recipient

When sending or receiving money, always check the SWIFT code with your recipient or bank.

If you think you've used the wrong SWIFT code to send money, you should get in contact with your bank right away. They may be able to cancel the transaction. If it's too late to cancel, you might have to contact the recipient yourself and request that they return your money.

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Your questions, answered

A SWIFT code is a set of 8 or 11 digits that represents a bank branch. You’ll need to use one when sending money internationally. Find your SWIFT code here.

Not every bank branch has a SWIFT code, which means you can usually use the code for the bank’s head office.

It depends on the country you're sending money to. In the Eurozone, you'll always need an IBAN and a SWIFT/BIC code. Banks in the USA use SWIFT codes, but they don't use IBANs. It's the same in New Zealand too. More on IBAN numbers.

Disclaimer

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