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30th January 2019

Do you know how to get the branch code for your bank?

The branch code of your own bank account is important for online bank transactions as well as online interbank GIRO transactions.

The branch code for the various banks are as follows:

 

Post Office Savings Bank (POSB)

  •     Bank code : 7171

  •     Branch Code : 081

  •     Account number :9-digit account number, excluding branch code.

 

DBS Bank Limited (DBS)

  •     Bank code : 7171

  •     Branch code : first 3 digits of the account number

  •     Account number : Typically 10 digits

Eg account number: 0051234567, whereby “005” is the branch code while account number is “0051234567”

 

Overseas Chinese Bank Corporation (OCBC)

  •     Bank Code : 7339

  •     Branch Code : first 3 digits of the account number

  •     Account number : length may vary , first 3 numbers to be excluded

Eg : 5501234567, whereby “550” is the branch code while “1234567” is the account number.

 

United Overseas Bank Limited(UOB)*

  •     Bank Code : 7375

  •     Branch Code : use the first 3 digits of account number to obtain the branch code*

  •     Account number :10-digit account number

 

Far Eastern Bank Limited (part of UOB)*

  •     Bank Code : 7199

  •     Branch code : use the first 3 digits of account number to obtain the branch code*

  •     Account number : 10-digit account number, excluding branch code.

 

*Note that for UOB and Far Eastern Bank Limited, the branch code may be obtained by using the first 3 digits of the account number ,with reference to Appendix A: ACH Bank & Branch Codes for UOB Group Branches (www.uobgroup.com/ACHcodes)


 

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Corporate account

  •     Bank code : 7232

  •     Branch Code : first 3 digits of the bank account

  •     Account number : length may vary, first 3 numbers to be excluded

E.g.: 55012345678, whereby “550” is the branch code and account number is “12345678”

 

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Personal account

  •     Bank code : 9548

  •     Branch Code :  first 3 digits of the bank account

  •     Account number : length may vary, first 3 numbers to be excluded

 

State Bank of India

  •     Bank code: 7991

  •     Branch code: first 3 digits of the bank account

  •     Account number : length may vary, first 3 numbers to be excluded

E.g.: 2271234567890, whereby “227” is the branch code and “1234567890” is the account number.

 

Standard Chartered Singapore

  •     Bank Code : 7144

  •     Branch code : “0”+ 1st 2 digits of account number

  •     Account number : 10-digit account number , including last 2 digits of branch code

E.g.: 02812345678, whereby ”028” is the branch code, and “2812345678” is the account number.