What is the SWIFT code for Emirates NBD Bank PJSC?

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The SWIFT system is a messaging system that banks use to send information to one another, like money transfers, securely, accurately and quickly. Any time you send money from one country to another, it’s likely the order to move that money is transferred via SWIFT. However, did you know that you can save on international transfers with TransferWise?

What’s the SWIFT code for Emirates NBD Bank PJSC in the United Arab Emirates?

The BIC/SWIFT code for Emirates NBD Bank PJSC is EBILAEAD.¹

If you’re making an international transfer to a bank account at Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, or if you want to receive money from abroad into your account at Emirates NBD Bank PJSC, you’ll need the SWIFT code, and possibly the following information:

Bank NameEmirates NBD Bank PJSC
Bank address, city & stateBeniyas Street, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates¹
Beneficiary account numberComplete Emirates NBD Bank PJSC bank account number of the recipient (including leading zeros)
Beneficiary nameThe name on the recipient’s account as it appears on one of their bank statements

What’s a SWIFT Code?

A SWIFT also called a BIC (Bank Identifier Code) or SWIFT/BIC, is a code made up of letters, numbers or both that can be used to identify a specific bank or financial institution anywhere in the world. The 8-11 characters of the code contain all the necessary information to know where the bank is located.1 That’s useful if you’re sending or receiving international money transfers because the right SWIFT code ensures the money goes to the right place.

A SWIFT code is 8-11 characters, formatted like this: AAAABBCCDDD.¹

AAAA: Bank code

BB: Country code

CC: Location code

DDD: Optional branch code

What’s the difference between a SWIFT code, a BIC, an IBAN and a routing number?

A SWIFT and BIC as stated above, identify specific banks and financial institutions globally. Routing numbers are similar because they also identify specific banks and financial institutions, but they only work in the US. IBANs (International Bank Account Numbers) are used in the EU, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Hungary to identify individual bank accounts.

Do SWIFT codes change from branch to branch?

Yes, so use this tool to look up the correct SWIFT code for your Emirates NBD Bank PJSC branch. Alternatively, you can just use the general SWIFT/BIC, because it works for all of the branches.

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