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Find Bank Codes For Banks Registered in Hong Kong [2024]

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HSBC Bank Code - 004

Hang Seng Bank Code - 024

Standard Chartered Bank Code - 003

Bank of China Bank Code - 012

DBS Bank Code - 016

What Is a Bank Code in Hong Kong?

A bank code in Hong Kong is a unique three-digit code assigned to each bank, serving to distinguish the bank from other financial institutions. 

The codes may also be referred to as clearing codes or sort codes. This is because they are essentially equivalent to a sort code in the UK or a routing number in the US.

Is a Bank Code the Same as a Branch Code?

No, they are not the same. Each bank has its own bank code, and each branch within that bank has its unique branch code, usually also a three-digit code.

🔍 Tip: Explore further in our article on Hong Kong payment guide: bank code, branch code, & account number

Why Are Bank Codes Important?

Bank codes play a vital role in enabling local payments within Hong Kong. In essence, you'll require three pieces of information to make a local payment in Hong Kong:

  • Bank code
  • Branch code
  • Bank account number

This information allows for transactions to be processed efficiently and accurately to get the payments to the proper recipient in the quickest way. In the case of missing information, you may face the risk of a delayed transaction or payment rejection.

🔔 Please be advised: Banks may impose charges for inaccuracies in payments and for the retrieval of transferred funds.

Bank Codes for International Transfers

Bank codes are used in Hong Kong to facilitate interbank transfers locally. For international transactions, you will need additional information.

In order to make and receive international transfers, you will need either a SWIFT code or an IBAN number. These are also unique identifiers that help facilitate cross-border payments to ensure that funds are directed to the correct recipient.

Below is a summary highlighting the differences between each code:

Codes Description
Bank Codes Unique identifiers for each bank in Hong Kong, used with branch codes and account numbers for local payments.
Branch Codes Additional identifiers specifying branches within a bank for local transactions.
SWIFT Codes Also known as BIC (Bank Identifier Code) codes, they identify banks and financial institutions globally for international payments.
IBANs Short for International Bank Account Numbers,  these codes are primarily used to identify individual bank accounts in Europe but are increasingly adopted worldwide.

💡 Insight: Know the difference between a Local Transfer and a SWIFT Transfer.

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Where to Find Bank Code?

To find bank and branch codes, consider the following options:

  • Reach out directly to your bank for assistance in obtaining the required codes.
  • Visit your bank's website or online banking portal, which may offer information or lookup tools for finding these codes.
  • Search online or refer to third-party websites that provide directories of bank codes for reference.

We cover a directory for Hong Kong bank codes in the list below.


Bank Name Bank Code
Agricultural Bank of China Limited 222
Airstar Bank Limited 395
Allied Banking Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited 402
Ant Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 393
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 152


Bank Name Bank Code
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. 147
Banco Santander S.A. 267
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited 049
Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd. 278
Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. 320
Bank of America, N.A. 055
Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited 012, 014, 019, 026, 030, 031, 033, 036, 064, 070*
Bank of China Limited, Hong Kong Branch 338
Bank of China International Limited, Hong Kong Branch 321
Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) Limited 382
Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. 027
Bank of Dongguan Co., Ltd. 365
Bank of India 058
Bank of Montreal 086
Bank of Shanghai (Hong Kong) Limited 372
Bank of Singapore Limited 272
Bank of Taiwan 201
Bank SinoPac 241
Banque Pictet & Cie SA 364
Barclays Bank Plc. 074
BDO Unibank, Inc. 067
BNP Paribas 056

*The main bank code for Bank of China is 012. However, due to several banks merging with the Bank of China, there may be some variations in bank codes based on the former identities. For example:

  • Formerly Yien Yieh Commercial Bank (鹽業銀行): 014
  • Formerly The Kwangtung Provincial Bank (廣東省銀行): 019
  • Formerly The China & South Sea Bank Limited (中南銀行): 026
  • Formerly Golden Bank (金城银行): 030
  • Formerly Sin Hua Bank (新華銀行): 031
  • Formerly China State Bank (國華商業銀行): 033
  • Formerly Chekiang Industrial Bank of China (浙江兴业银行): 036
  • Formerly Hua Chiao Commercial Bank (華僑商業銀行): 064
  • Formerly Po Sang Bank (寶生銀行): 070


Bank Name Bank Code
CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA 339
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 092
Cathay Bank 263
Cathay United Bank Company, Limited 236
Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, Ltd. 206
China Bohai Bank Co., Ltd. 361
China CITIC Bank International Limited 018, 051 (may vary by branches)
China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited 009
China Construction Bank Corporation 221
China Development Bank 276
China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd. 368
China Guangfa Bank Co., Ltd. 359
China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. 238
China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. 353
China Zheshang Bank Co., Ltd. 383
Chiyu Banking Corporation Limited 039
Chong Hing Bank Limited 041
CIMB Bank Berhad 374
Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited 250
Citibank, N.A. 006
CLS Bank International 868
CMB Wing Lung Bank Limited 020
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 153
Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. 183
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank 005
Credit Industriel et Commercial 324
Credit Suisse AG 233
CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. 229


Bank Name Bank Code
Dah Sing Bank, Ltd. 040
DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 016, 032, 052*
DBS Bank Ltd, Hong Kong Branch 185
Deutsche Bank AG 054
DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank 113

*The main bank code for DBS is 016. However, due to mergers with other banks, there may be variations in bank codes based on their former identities. This includes:

  • Formerly Kwong On Bank (廣安銀行): 032
  • Formerly Overseas Trust Bank (OTB 海外信托银行有限公司): 052


Bank Name Bank Code
E.Sun Commercial Bank, Ltd. 243
East West Bank 258
EFG Bank AG 237
Erste Group Bank AG 227


Bank Name Bank Code
Far Eastern International Bank 260
First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC 277
First Commercial Bank 203
Fubon Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 128
Fusion Bank Limited 391


Bank Name Bank Code
Hang Seng Bank Limited 024
Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong) Limited (formerly HBZ Finance Limited) 322
HDFC Bank Limited 308
Hong Kong Monetary Authority 888
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - CMU 809
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - CMU Digital 810
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - CTB A 851
Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company Limited 802
Hong Leong Bank Berhad 248
HSBC Bank USA, National Association (Hong Kong Branch) 106
Hua Nan Commercial Bank, Ltd. 198
Hua Xia Bank Co., Limited 386


Bank Name Bank Code
ICICI Bank Limited 251
Indian Overseas Bank 050
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited 072, 029 (may vary by branches)
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited 214
Industrial Bank Co., Ltd. 377
Industrial Bank of Korea 271
ING Bank N.V. 145
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. 161


Bank Name Bank Code
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. 007
J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited 375


Bank Name Bank Code
KBC Bank N.V. 178
KEB Hana Bank 046
KDB Asia Limited 318
Kasikornbank Public Company Limited (Hong Kong Branch) 380
Kookmin Bank 381


Bank Name Bank Code
Land Bank of Taiwan Co., Ltd. 264
LGT Bank AG 342
Livi Bank Limited 388


Bank Name Bank Code
Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) 063
Mashreq Bank - Public Shareholding Company 379
Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. 242
Melli Bank plc 254
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation 138
Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Hong Kong Branch 109
Morgan Stanley Bank Asia Limited 384
Mox Bank Limited 389
MUFG Bank, Ltd. 047


Bank Name Bank Code
Nanyang Commercial Bank Limited 043
National Australia Bank Limited 150
National Bank of Pakistan 060
Natixis 210
NongHyup Bank 376


Bank Name Bank Code
O-Bank Co., Ltd.


OCBC Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (formerly OCBC Wing Hang Bank Limited)

035, 044 (may vary by branches)

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited



Bank Name Bank Code
Philippine National Bank 119
Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. 385
Ping An OneConnect Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 392
PT. Bank Mandari(Persero) TBK, Hong Kong Branch  480
PT. Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. 066
Public Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 028


Bank Name Bank Code
Qatar National Bank (Q.P.S.C.) 394


Bank Name Bank Code
Royal Bank of Canada



Bank Name Bank Code
Shanghai Commercial Bank Limited 025
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., Ltd. 345
Shinhan Bank 273
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB 316
Societe Generale 081
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 003
Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong Branch 249
State Bank of India 082
State Street Bank and Trust Company 220
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 065
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited 371


Bank Name Bank Code
Tai Sang Bank Limited 061
Tai Yau Bank Limited 038
Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. 239
Taishin International Bank Co., Ltd. 245
Taiwan Business Bank, Ltd. 230
Taiwan Cooperative Bank, Ltd. 265
Taiwan Shin Kong Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. 337
The Bank of East Asia, Ltd. 015
The Bank of New York Mellon 139
The Bank of Nova Scotia 076
The Chiba Bank Limited 170
The Chugoku Bank Limited 202
The Hachijuni Bank, Ltd. 188
The HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) 004
The Korea Development Bank Hong Kong Branch 396
The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, Ltd. 269
The Shiga Bank, Ltd. 199
The Shizuoka Bank Ltd. 186
The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (Hong Kong Branch) 487
The Toronto-Dominion Bank (Hong Kong Branch) 085


Bank Name Bank Code
UBS AG, Hong Kong 103
UCO Bank 045
UniCredit Bank AG 164
Union Bancaire Privée, UBP SA 309
United Overseas Bank Limited 071


Bank Name Bank Code
Welab Bank Limited 390
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. 180
Woori Bank 118


Bank Name Bank Code
Yuanta Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. 378


Bank Name Bank Code
ZA Bank Limited 387
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What is a bank code in Hong Kong?

A bank code is a unique three-digit code that identifies a bank or financial institution in Hong Kong.

How do I find my bank code in Hong Kong?


What is the difference between a bank code and a branch code?


Is a bank code the same as a SWIFT code?


Can bank codes change over time?


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