On this page you will find detailed information about the BIC or Swift Code HSBCHKHHGD2 for HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED, THE.
|HSBCHKHHGD2 Swift Code Information|
|Bank Name||HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED, THE|
|Bank Branch||(GLOBAL DIRECT 2)|
|Bank City||HONG KONG|
|Swift Code (8 Characters)||HSBCHKHH|
How to Read a Swift Code
Swift codes are usually formed of 8 (or) 11 characters. A swift code that refers to a primary office is formatted as an 8-digit code. The codes are arranged in the following manner:
AAAA BB CC DDD
- Bank Code or Institution Code (A-Z) – 4 letter code. The first four letters indicate the shortened version of a bank’s name.
- Country Code (A-Z) – 2 letter code. The second two letters are the country in which the bank is located.
- Location Code (0-9) (A-Z) – A 2 digit code that could be either two letters or numbers. It says where the bank’s head office is located.
- Branch Code – This is an optional 3-digit code. It states a particular branch instead of just the bank’s head office.
What does the SWIFT Code HSBCHKHHGD2 mean?
The SWIFT Code for HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED, THE in HONG KONG HONG KONG is HSBCHKHHGD2
HSBC - HK - HH - GD2
This means that:
The Bank/Institution Code is HSBC
The Country Code is HK
The Location Code is HH
The Branch Code is GD2
n.b. A branch code of XXX indicates a Head office.