List of Swift Codes of Banks in the Philippines

A Swift Code is an international standard and unique identification code of Business Identifier Codes (BIC) used to specify a bank among the wide arrays of banks around the world. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) networks the worldwide banks for a secure and standardized environment on receiving and sending financial information transactions. Swift Code is also commonly known as BIC Code.

Each bank registered in SWIFT has its own unique Swift Code. When performing a transfer of money to someone’s bank account overseas, a swift code is used to specify the recipient’s bank. This is how it simply works. When you want to perform a wire transfer or telegraphic transfer to someone in the Philippines who is banking with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), you need to visit a BPI Correspondent Bank and complete the following details:

  • Recipient’s Name
  • Recipient’s Bank and Branch
  • Recipient’s Account Number
  • and Recipient’s Bank Swift Code (BPI Swift Code: BOPIPHMM)

List of Swift Codes of Banks in the Philippines

A Swift Code consists of 8-11 characters in standard format. Take for example the BPI Swift Code: BOPIPHMM.

  • The first 4 characters (BOPI) is the Bank Code.
  • The next 2 characters (PH) is Country Code for Philippines.
  • The next 2 characters (MM) is the Location Code for Metro Manila.
  • The last 3 optional characters indicates the Branch Code.

List of Swift Codes of Banks in the Philippines

Bank Name Swift Code
2 Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank) MBTCPHMM
3 Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) BOPIPHMM
4 Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank; LBP) TLBPPHMM
5 Philippine National Bank (PNB) PNBMPHMM
6 Security Bank Corporation (Security Bank) SETCPHMM
7 China Banking Corporation (Chinabank) CHBKPHMM
8 Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) DBPHPHMM
9 Union Bank of the Philippines (Unionbank) UBPHPHMM
10 Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) RCBCPHMM
11 Citibank Philippines – Manila Branch CITIPHMX
12 United Coconut Planters Bank (UCPB) UCPBPHMM
13 East West Banking Corporation (EastWest Bank) EWBCPHMM
14 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) HSBCPHMM
15 Asia United Bank (AUB) AUBKPHMM
16 Philippine Trust Company (Philtrust Bank) PHTBPHMM
17 Bank of Commerce (BOC) PABIPHMM
18 Maybank Philippines, Inc. MBBEPHMM
19 Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCOM) CPHIPHMM
20 Robinsons Bank Corporation ROBPPHMQ
21 The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. BOTKPHMM
22 Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Manila Branch MHCBPHMM
23 BDO Private Bank (subsidiary of BDO Unibank) BOPBPHMM
24 Standard Chartered Bank Philippines SCBLPHMM
25 Deutsche Bank AG DEUTPHMM
26 Philippine Veterans Bank (Veterans Bank; PVB) PHVBPHMM
27 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMorgan Chase) CHASPHMM
28 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) ANZBPHMX
29 CTBC Bank (Chinatrust) CTCBPHMM
31 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation -Manila Branch SMBCPHMM
32 Bank of China Manila Branch BKCHPHMM
33 Bank of America, N.A. BOFAPH2X
34 Mega International Commercial Bank ICBCPHMM
35 Bangkok Bank BKKBPHMM
36 Keb Hana Bank – Manila Branch KOEXPHMM
37 Cathay United Bank Co., Ltd – Manila Branch UWCBPHMM
38 Industrial Bank of Korea – Manila Branch IBKOPHMM
39 United Overseas Bank – Manila Branch UOVBPHMM
40 Shinhan Bank – Manila Branch SHBKPHMM
41 First Commercial Bank, Ltd. – Manila Branch FCBKPHMM
42 AL- Amanah Islamic Investment Bank Of The Philippines AIIPPHM1

Useful Info: The series of bank names above is also the actual ranking order in terms of total assets where BDO ranks 1st.

That was the list of Swift Codes of Banks in the Philippines. Should you have any concerns, do let us know in comment below.

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