Hong Kong Bank Codes Checker Tool

Check & Verify Hong Kong bank codes. To check a Hong Kong bank code, paste your code in the field and check the validation result below.

Example: 004
   
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How to check a Hong Kong bank code?

Validate your Hong Kong bank code safely here. No sensitive information is viewed or stored when you use this tool.

To check you have the right Hong Kong code, type it into the box above following the standard 3-digits format and press the button. The results will show up below.

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What is a branch code?

Each individual bank in Hong Kong will have its own bank code. A bank can have more branches in a country, and to distinguish each branch of that bank, they are assigned an Individual branch code. Each branch code is a 3-digit number.

For example, the Hang Seng bank code is 024. If you’re searching for the Head Office branch, then the Hang Send Head Office branch code is 787.

Hong Kong bank codes - FAQs

How to find my Hong Kong bank code?

If you need to find your own bank code of your bank in Hong Kong so that someone can send you a domestic money transfer, you can do that by logging into online banking, calling into your local branch or checking through the messages or any other correspondence with your bank.

You can also use our Hong Kong bank codes table above, which comprises of all the banks and their codes in Hong Kong. If you need to send someone a payment in Hong Kong and you want to validate the code first, you can do so by using our Hong Kong validation tool.

What are branch codes, bank codes, SWIFT and IBAN numbers?

All four set of codes are used used by financial institutions around the world to guide money transfers to the right accounts. Some are used to transfer money locally and some are necessary to direct international payments:

Branch code: A branch code is a number that identifies the bank an account is open in. A bank can have several branches in a country, therefore, the branch code can differer depending on which branch the recipient account has opened the account in. The length can vary depending on the country the bank is based in.

Bank code: A bank code is a unique number assigned to a particular bank. These codes are essential when sending money abroad and for local transfers because it helps identifying the bank the recipient has opened the account at.

SWIFT: A SWIFT code is a Business Identifier Code (BIC) used by banks and other financial institutions when making international transfers. The SWIFT/BIC code - also known as a SWIFT number - is a unique identifierwhich describes the bank or branch a payment should arrive in. SWIFT/BIC codes are normally either 8 or 11 characters long.

IBAN: IBAN stands for International Bank Account Number. An IBAN is a unique code of up to 37 characters and it follows a globally agreed formatting guideline. Banks in Hong Kong dont use IBANs to identify banks or account numbers. For international money transfers Hong Kong uses SWIFT codes.

What is HSBC Hong Kong bank code?

Each individual bank is assigned a bank code. Is the way the payment system knows to which bank your recipient account belongs to. For example, the HSBC Hong Kong bank code is 004.