Hong Kong Bank Codes Search Tool

A Hong Kong bank code is a 3 digit code used when sending a domestic money transfer from one bank to another within Hong Kong. They are used as unique identifiers for each Hong Kong bank. It's the equivalent to a sort code in the UK, or a routing code in the US, and helps make sure bank to bank payments arrive swiftly and safely.

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How to find a Hong Kong bank code?

To send a domestic payment to a recipient in Hong Kong, you need to know their bank code, branch code and account number.

All these details are needed to complete a transfer in Hong Kong Dollar, US Dollar, RMB, or Euros between bank accounts opened in Hong Kong.

If you need to find the Hong Kong branch code code for a recipient within Hong Kong, you can do so easily using our bank codes search tool.

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.

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A complete list of Hong Kong bank codes

Bank Code Bank Name
003 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
004 THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION LIMITED
005 CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK
006 CITIBANK, N.A.
007 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
008 NATWEST MARTETS PLC
009 CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK (ASIA) CORPORATION LIMITED
012 BANK OF CHINA (HONG KONG) LIMITED
015 THE BANK OF EAST ASIA, LIMITED
016 DBS BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
018 CHINA CITIC BANK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
020 CMB WING LUNG BANK LIMITED.
022 OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORPORATION LTD.
024 HANG SENG BANK LTD.
025 SHANGHAI COMMERCIAL BANK LTD.
027 BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD
028 PUBLIC BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
035 OCBC WING HANG BANK LIMITED
038 TAI YAU BANK LTD.
039 CHIYU BANKING CORPORATION LTD.
040 DAH SING BANK, LTD.
041 CHONG HING BANK LIMITED
043 NANYANG COMMERCIAL BANK, LTD.
045 UCO BANK
046 KEB HANA BANK
047 MUFG BANK, LTD.
049 BANGKOK BANK PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
050 INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK
054 DEUTSCHE BANK AG
055 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
056 BNP PARIBAS
058 BANK OF INDIA
060 NATIONAL BANK OF PAKISTAN
061 TAI SANG BANK LIMITED
063 MALAYAN BANKING BERHAD (MAYBANK)
065 SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION
066 PT. BANK NEGARA INDONESIA (PERSERO) TBK.
067 BDO UNIBANK, INC.
071 UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD.
072 INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA (ASIA) LIMITED
074 BARCLAYS BANK PLC.
076 THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA
080 ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
081 SOCIETE GENERALE
082 STATE BANK OF INDIA
085 THE TORONTO-DOMINION BANK
086 BANK OF MONTREAL
092 CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE
097 COMMERZBANK AG
103 UBS AG, HONG KONG
106 HSBC BANK USA, N.A.
109 MIZUHO BANK, LTD., HONG KONG BRANCH
113 DZ BANK AG DEUTSCHE ZENTRAL-GENOSSENSCHAFTSBANK
118 WOORI BANK
119 PHILIPPINE NATIONAL BANK
128 FUBON BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
138 MITSUBISHI UFJ TRUST AND BANKING CORPORATION
139 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
145 ING BANK N.V.
147 BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA, S.A.
150 NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED
151 WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION
152 AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LTD.
153 COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA
161 INTESA SANPAOLO S.P.A.
164 UNICREDIT BANK AG
165 SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN AB (PUBL)
170 THE CHIBA BANK LTD.
178 KBC BANK N.V., HONG KONG BRANCH
180 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., HONG KONG BRANCH
183 COÖPERATIEVE RABOBANK U.A.
185 DBS BANK LTD., HONG KONG BRANCH
186 THE SHIZUOKA BANK LTD.
188 THE HACHIJUNI BANK, LTD.
198 HUA NAN COMMERCIAL BANK, LTD.
199 THE SHIGA BANK, LTD.
201 BANK OF TAIWAN
202 THE CHUGOKU BANK LIMITED
203 FIRST COMMERCIAL BANK
206 CHANG HWA COMMERCIAL BANK, LTD.
210 NATIXIS
214 INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED
220 STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
221 CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORPORATION
222 AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED
227 ERSTE GROUP BANK AG
229 CTBC BANK CO., LTD.
230 TAIWAN BUSINESS BANK, LTD.
233 CREDIT SUISSE AG
236 CATHAY UNITED BANK COMPANY, LIMITED
237 EFG BANK AG
238 CHINA MERCHANTS BANK CO., LTD.
239 TAIPEI FUBON COMMERCIAL BANK CO., LTD.
241 BANK SINOPAC
242 MEGA INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK CO., LTD.
243 E.SUN COMMERCIAL BANK, LTD.
245 TAISHIN INTERNATIONAL BANK CO., LTD.
248 HONG LEONG BANK BERHAD
249 STANDARD CHARTERED BANK HONG KONG BRANCH
250 CITIBANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
251 ICICI BANK LIMITED
254 MELLI BANK PLC
258 EAST WEST BANK
259 BANK OF BARODA
260 FAR EASTERN INTERNATIONAL BANK
262 CANARA BANK
263 CATHAY BANK
264 LAND BANK OF TAIWAN CO., LTD.
265 TAIWAN COOPERATIVE BANK, LTD.
266 PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK
267 BANCO SANTANDER S.A.
268 UNION BANK OF INDIA
269 THE SHANGHAI COMMERCIAL & SAVINGS BANK, LTD.
271 INDUSTRIAL BANK OF KOREA
272 BANK OF SINGAPORE LIMITED
273 SHINHAN BANK
274 O-BANK CO., LTD
275 BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES
276 CHINA DEVELOPMENT BANK
277 FIRST ABU DHABI BANK PJSC
278 BANK J. SAFRA SARASIN LTD.
307 ABN AMRO BANK N.V.
308 HDFC BANK LIMITED
309 UNION BANCAIRE PRIVEE, UBP SA
316 SKANDINAVISKA ENSKILDA BANKEN AB
320 BANK JULIUS BAER & CO. LTD.
324 CREDIT INDUSTRIEL ET COMMERCIAL
337 TAIWAN SHIN KONG COMMERCIAL BANK CO., LTD.
338 BANK OF CHINA LIMITED, HONG KONG BRANCH
339 CA INDOSUEZ (SWITZERLAND) SA
341 ICBC STANDARD BANK PLC
342 LGT BANK AG
344 MACQUARIE BANK LIMITED
345 SHANGHAI PUDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK CO., LTD.
353 CHINA MINSHENG BANKING CORP., LTD.
357 PICTET & CIE (EUROPE) S.A.
359 CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD.
361 CHINA BOHAI BANK CO., LTD.
368 CHINA EVERBRIGHT BANK CO., LTD.
371 SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST BANK, LIMITED
372 BANK OF SHANGHAI (HONG KONG) LIMITED
374 CIMB BANK BERHAD
377 INDUSTRIAL BANK CO., LTD
378 YUANTA COMMERCIAL BANK CO., LTD.
379 MASHREQ BANK - PUBLIC SHAREHOLDING COMPANY
381 KOOKMIN BANK
382 BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS (HONG KONG) LIMITED
383 CHINA ZHESHANG BANK CO., LTD.
384 MORGAN STANLEY BANK ASIA LIMITED
385 PING AN BANK CO., LTD.
386 HUA XIA BANK CO., LIMITED
387 ZA BANK LIMITED
388 LIVI VB LIMITED
389 MOX BANK LIMITED
390 WELAB BANK LIMITED
391 FUSION BANK LIMITED
392 PING AN ONECONNECT BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
393 ANT BANK (HONG KONG) LIMITED
394 QATAR NATIONAL BANK (Q.P.S.C.)
395 AIRSTAR BANK LIMITED
802 HONG KONG SECURITIES CLEARING COMPANY LIMITED
868 CLS BANK INTERNATIONAL

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.