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A single, standardised source of quality reference data

SWIFTRef provides and maintains all of the information you need to make seamless payments and optimise your business processes.
Thanks to its industry role, SWIFT is uniquely placed to collect reference data from data originators and financial community members. And as the ISO Registry for BIC and IBAN formats and the prime issuer of LEIs, SWIFT is itself a key originator of reference data. Sourced exclusively from authorised data owners, SWIFTRef includes the most accurate reference data.

At a glance
Payments processing data

SWIFTRef for Payments Processing

Send payments with confidence using robust data and comprehensive information


SWIFTRef BIC-LEI Relationship File

Enabling market participants to link and cross-reference the two key entity identifiers

Tools and support

Resource centre

All the information you need to get the most out of your reference data


Maintain and contribute your reference data

Add or complement your organisational reference data on the SWIFTRef database

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