Erste Bank Hungary SWIFT codes in Hungary

The SWIFT/BIC code for ERSTE BANK HUNGARY ZRT is GIBAHUHBXXX. However, Erste Bank Hungary uses different SWIFT/BIC codes for the different types of banking services it offers. If you’re not sure which code you should use, check with your recipient or with the bank directly.

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What’s the SWIFT code for Erste Bank Hungary?



Bank address 1138 BUDAPEST, NEPFURDO U. 24-26
Country Hungary

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If you're making an international transfer to a Erste Bank Hungary bank account, or if someone is transferring you cash to your Erste Bank Hungary bank account in Hungary, you'll be asked for a BIC/SWIFT code along with details like the bank address. However, using traditional banks to send money abroad can be slow and expensive. Try TransferWise for fast, cheap and secure international money transfers.

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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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Do Erste Bank Hungary SWIFT codes change from branch to branch?

Each Erste Bank Hungary branch has a unique SWIFT code. You can check the correct SWIFT codes for your Erste Bank Hungary branch here. However, if you’re not sure, or can’t find the branch code, you can use the 8 character head office SWIFT code, and your payment will still make its way to your account.

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Your questions, answered

When sending money internationally, you’ll need a SWIFT/BIC code. Without it, your bank can't identify the exact bank the money should go to. If you have the bank name and address, but not the SWIFT code, just use our SWIFT/BIC finder to get the right code to use. Find your bank’s SWIFT code here.

You can usually find the right SWIFT code for your bank on your statements, or in your online banking.

You can also search for your bank's SWIFT code with our finder tool.

All banks have a SWIFT code, but not all banks have unique codes for each of their branches. Find your bank’s SWIFT code here.

It depends. Some banks have unique SWIFT codes for each of their branches, while others have one SWIFT code for all their branches.

If you don't know which SWIFT code to use, you can usually send money with the SWIFT code for the bank's head office. Find your bank’s SWIFT code here.