Swift codes for all Ugandan Banks 2019 – Updated List

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Many times when making international financial transactions across banks, you need a SwiftCode.

With business growing at a very fast rate in Uganda, the first thing you need to know are swiftcodes for different banks and these can help you deposit money to an account in Uganda, when you are in Dubai or any other city around the world.

You may wonder, what is a swift code?

Swift codes are used to uniquely identify banks and financial institutions globally.


These codes are assigned by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for each bank in the world.


As opposed to speed, SWIFT stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, and SWIFT codes enable transactions through a messaging system.

A swift code comprises of 8 or 11 digits. Here is how simple a swift code is formulated (Don’t try to formulate one, they are already formulated for you)

  • First 4 characters – bank code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters – Alpha-2 country code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters – Location code (letters and digits)
  • Last 3 characters – branch code. This is optional (letters and digits)



In this blog, we are going to share the updated list of swift codes for banks in Uganda.

Swift codes of Ugandan banks

Bank Of Africa AFRIUGKA

Bank of Baroda BARBUGKA

Bank of India BKIDUGKA

Citi Bank Uganda Limited   CITIUGKA

Citi Bank Uganda Limited (Trade Services Dept)   CITIUGKATRD

Bank Of Uganda   UGBAUGKA

Bank Of Uganda (Letters Of Credit processing)  UGBAUGKABKG

Crane Bank CRANUGKA

Barclays Bank of Uganda BARCUGKX

Cairo International Bank CAIEUGKA

Citi Bank Uganda CITIUGKA

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Citi Bank Uganda (Trade Services Department) CITIUGKATRD

DFCU Bank Limited DFCUUGKA

Equity Bank   EQBLUGKA

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited DTKEUGKA

EcoBank Uganda Limited ECOCUGKA

ABC Capital Bank Limited ABCFUGKA

Commercial Bank Of Africa Uganda Limited CBAFUGKA

Centenary Rural Development Bank Limited CERBUGKA

NC Bank Uganda Limited NINCUGKA

Exim Bank   EXTNUGKA

Guaranty Trust Bank   GTBIUGKA

Housing Finance Bank HFINUGKA

Tropical Bank TROAUGKA

Top Finance Bank Limited TOPFUGKA

Post Bank Uganda Limited   UGPBUGKA

Orient Bank Limited   ORINUGKA

United Bank for Africa   UNAFUGKA

Uganda Securities Exchange USCDUGKA

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Limited SCBLUGKA

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Limited (Securities Service Unit)  SCBLUGKASSU

Top Finance Bank Limited   TOPFUGKA

Tropical Bank Limited TROAUGKA