VNEKNOK1 SWIFT/BIC Code

The SWIFT number VNEKNOK1 was issued by VERDIPAPIRFONDET NORDEA EUROPEISK KREDITOBLIGASJON in OSLO.

SWIFT/BIC NumberVNEKNOK1
Bank NameVERDIPAPIRFONDET NORDEA EUROPEISK KREDITOBLIGASJON
Bank CityOSLO
Bank Branch

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What is a SWIFT code?

A SWIFT code - also known as a SWIFT number is a standard format to uniquely identify banks, non-financial, and financial institutions globally. The SWIFT code is a standard format for Business Identifier Codes (BIC).

If you send money across international lines you nearly always need to use a BIC code, as it’s the way banks, financial institutions and money transfer services figure out where the money needs to go. You can think of a SWIFT code a bit like an international postal code. Your bank can use the SWIFT code to find another bank on the other side of the world. Similar to how sending a postcard to an incorrect ZIP/postal code means it could get lost, the same applies for your money and an incorrect SWIFT code.

What does a BIC look like?

A SWIFT code can be either 8 or 11 characters long:

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • AAAA: 4 character bank code. Only letters.
  • BB: 2 character country code. ISO alpha-2 country code.
  • CC: 2 character location code.
  • DDD: 3 character branch code. Optional. Can include letters or digits. An XXX here would refer to the primary office.

More info about SWIFT/BIC codes

There are 2 types of SWIFT code: live and passive. Live codes are for banks who are actively connected to the SWIFT network while passive Codes are used for manual transactions. Passive SWIFT codes will have a 1 as the second digit of the 2 character location code.

SWIFT code registrations and management are the responsibility of "Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication" (“SWIFT”) which is located in La Hulpe, Belgium.

SWIFT is the registered trademark of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.