Swift Codes of All Tanzanian Banks 2021 (UPDATED)

Swift codes of Tanzanian banks are very important to bank customers especially for those who want to send money abroad or receive money from other foreign nations to Tanzania.

If you’re a Tanzanian online entrepreneur or digital marketer, you should have come across this section several times when filling a payment application form and maybe this led to start asking questions like How can I get the swift code of my bankIs it even NecessaryDo Tanzanian banks have swift codes? and many other questions.

In this article, we will be giving you a complete list of the swift code of all registered banks in Tanzania.

Without wasting more time, let’s get down to business.

What Is A Swift Code?

This post wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t at least explain what a swift code is.

The acronym SWIFT stands for “Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication” and a Swift Code is simply a code which is used to identify the country, bank and branch that a bank account is registered to.

It is one of the standard formats which is used to identify financial and non-financial institutions all over the world. The SWIFT Code is a business identifier methods approved by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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Just in case, “Swift Code” is also used interchangeably with some Acronyms/Words by some banks/institutions in the world. other popular names for the Swift code are listed below.

  • BSC (Bank Sort Code)
  • BIC
  • SWIFT ID
  • SWIFT BIC
  • CHIPS (Clearing House Inter-Bank Payment System)
  • IFSC (Indian Financial System Code)
  • NCC (National Clearing Code)

How Swift Codes Are Formed

Swift Codes for Tanzanian banks usually consist of either 8 or 11 characters(Mostly CAPITAL letters). The swift codes for the head offices of Tanzanian banks are usually 8 characters while the swift codes of other bank branches are usually 11 characters.

All Swift codes of Tanzanian banks use a particular format.

Below is the format in which these swift codes are formed

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • First 4 characters (AAAA) is the bank code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters (BB) is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters (CC) is the location code (usually letters and digits)
  • Last 3 characters (DDD) is the branch code (usually letters and digits which is present in the Swift Code for branch offices but absent in the Swift Code for head offices)

Uses Of Swift Codes

  • Necessary when you want to send or receive money to other countries from or to your Tanzanian bank account.
  • A standard way of identifying banks and financial institutions worldwide
  • A SWIFT code may also be used by various banks to transfer other messages.

Complete List Of The Swift Codes Of All Tanzanian Banks

NoInstitutionCity HeadingBranch NameSwift Code
1ACCESSBANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAMACTZTZTZXXX
2ADVANS BANK TANZANIADAR ES SALAAMADVBTZTZXXX
3AFRICAN BANKING CORPORATION TANZANIA LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMFMBZTZTXXXX
4AKIBA COMMERCIAL BANK LTDDAR ES SALAAMAKCOTZTZXXX
5AMANA BANK LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMAMNNTZTZXXX
6AZANIA BANCORPDAR ES SALAAMAZANTZTZXXX
7BANK M TANZANIA LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMBNKMTZTZXXX
8BANK OF BARODA (TANZANIA) LTDDAR ES SALAAMBARBTZTZXXX
9BANK OF INDIA (TANZANIA) LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMBKIDTZTZXXX
10BANK OF TANZANIADAR ES SALAAMTANZTZTXXXX
11BARCLAYS BANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAMBARCTZTZXXX
12BOA BANK TANZANIADAR ES SALAAMEUAFTZTZXXX
13CITIBANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAMCITITZTZXXX
14COMMERCIAL BANK OF AFRICA (TANZANIA) LTDDAR ES SALAAMUNBFTZTZXXX
15CRDB BANK LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMCORUTZTZXXX
16DAR ES SALAAM COMMUNITY BANK LTDDAR ES SALAAMDASUTZTZXXX
17DIAMOND TRUST BANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAMDTKETZTZXXX
18ECOBANK TANZANIA LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMECOCTZTZXXX
19EFATHA BANK LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMEFABTZTZXXX
20EQUITY BANK TANZANIA LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMEQBLTZTZXXX
21EXIMBANK (TANZANIA) LTDDAR ES SALAAMEXTNTZTZXXX
22FBME BANK LTDDAR ES SALAAMFBMETZTZXXX
23FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF TANZANIADAR ES SALAAMFIRNTZTXXXX
24HABIB AFRICAN BANKDAR ES SALAAMHABLTZTZXXX
25I AND M BANK (T) LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMCFUBTZTZXXX
26INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK (TANZANIA) LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMBKMYTZTZXXX
27KCB BANK TANZANIA LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMKCBLTZTZXXX
28KILIMANJARO CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTDMOSHIKLMJTZTZXXX
29MKOMBOZI COMMERCIAL BANK LTDDAR ES SALAAMMKCBTZTZXXX
30NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEARUSHA(ARUSHA BRANCH)NLCBTZTX0T4
31NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(CORPORATE BRANCH)NLCBTZTX0T3
32NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT-NBC HOUSE)NLCBTZTXFIN
33NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(HEADOFFICE)NLCBTZTXXXX
34NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(INDUSTRIAL BRANCH)NLCBTZTXIND
35NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(KICHWELE BRANCH)NLCBTZTXKIC
36NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(MNAZI MMOJA BRANCH)NLCBTZTXMNA
37NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEDAR ES SALAAM(SAMORA BRANCH)NLCBTZTX0T8
38NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEMBEYA(MBEYA BRANCH)NLCBTZTXMBE
39NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEMOROGORO(MOROGORO BRANCH)NLCBTZTXMOR
40NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEMOSHI(MOSHI BRANCH)NLCBTZTX0TM
41NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEMWANZA(MWANZA BRANCH)NLCBTZTX0T5
42NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THETANGA(TANGA BRANCH)NLCBTZTXTAN
43NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE, THEZANZIBAR(ZANZIBAR BRANCH-UNGUJA)NLCBTZTXZAN
44NATIONAL MICROFINANCE BANK LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMNMIBTZTZXXX
45NIC BANK (TANZANIA) LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMSFICTZTZXXX
46PEOPLE’S BANK OF ZANZIBAR, THEZANZIBAR(CHAKE CHAKE BRANCH)PBZATZTZCHK
47PEOPLE’S BANK OF ZANZIBAR, THEZANZIBAR(MWANAKWEREKWE BRANCH)PBZATZTZNWK
48PEOPLE’S BANK OF ZANZIBAR, THEZANZIBARPBZATZTZXXX
49STANBIC BANK TANZANIA LTD.DAR ES SALAAMSBICTZTXXXX
50STANDARD CHARTERED BANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAM(SECURITIES SERVICES UNIT)SCBLTZTXSSU
51STANDARD CHARTERED BANK TANZANIA LTDDAR ES SALAAMSCBLTZTXXXX
52TANZANIA INVESTMENT BANK LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMTAINTZTZXXX
53TANZANIA POSTAL BANKDAR ES SALAAMTAPBTZTZXXX
54TANZANIA REVENUE AUTHORITYDAR ES SALAAMTARATZTZXXX
55TANZANIA WOMEN’S BANK LTDDAR ES SALAAMTWBLTZTZXXX
56TWIGA BANCORP LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMTWIGTZTZXXX
57UCHUMI COMMERCIAL BANK LTDMOSHIUCCTTZTZXXX
58UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA (TANZANIA) LIMITEDDAR ES SALAAMUNAFTZTZXXX

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