SWIFT code is consisted of either 8 or 11 characters. If you use 8-digit code, then it means you’re performing international transaction to the head office of the destination bank, while you may use the 11-digit code when referring to a particular branch.
The SWIFT codes for banks around the world are managed by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT). The term itself is used interchangeably with BIC (Bank Identifier Code).
To remit fund to UOB Bank Singapore, you will need to provide the information of the bank’s unique SWIFT code, in addition to the recipient’s name and UOB Banking numbers according the records of the bank. The UOB Singapore SWIFT Code has a format of UOVBSGSG or UOVBSGSGXXX. UOVB is the code name assigned for United Overseas Bank Singapore. SG is the code name assigned to Singapore.
The next SG is the code assigned to the bank’s headquarter office location. As mentioned above, UOVBSGSG is used when you refer to the primary office of UOB, while UOVBSGSGXXX is used when you refer to the branch office of UOB. To know about the complete list of SWIFT codes for all of the UOB Singapore offices, read the provided list in the following.
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|Detailed information about SWIFT Code UOVBSGSG|
|Swift code (8 characters)||UOVBSGSG|
|Branch name||UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LIMITED|
|Branch address||UOB PLAZA, 80 RAFFLES PLACE|
|Bank name||UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LIMITED|
|SWIFT Code UOVBSGSG|
|SWIFT Code||UOVBSGSG or UOVBSGSGXXX|
|Bank Code||UOVB - code assigned to UNITED OVERSEAS BANK|
|Country Code||SG - code belongs to Singapore|
|Location Code||SG - code represents the institution location|
|Code Status||G - G means active code|
|Branch Code||not assigned or XXX - code indicates this is a head office|