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Quicker, smarter, better

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are the firepower behind today’s online communications, constantly connecting and exchanging data between applications and web servers to deliver information in real-time, on-demand.

Thanks to the power of the technology, APIs will play a major role in enabling us deliver our vision of frictionless and instant payments and securities transactions from one account to another, anywhere in the world. Indeed, as we evolve our platform, many of the innovative services available on Swift will be API-native.

By connecting to Swift via our API channel you’ll be able deliver more flexible and tailored experiences to your customers. More than 20 innovative APIs are now published on our Developer Portal, as well as the free connectivity tools you’ll need to connect to our API channel.

So now is the time: Be part of our API revolution.

Access the Developer Portal

Swift API Programme

Our API offering


Easy API connection to a range of Swift GPI services, including the Tracker, tracking for corporates, pre-validation and case resolution.

Financial Crime Compliance

Leverage the KYC Registry API to retrieve the data you need on your counterparts, and use the Compliance Analytics API to track their payments activity.


Access accurate and complete reference data with the SwiftRef API, and business insights with our Watch Banking Analytics API.

Ready to join the Swift API Programme?

We are collaborating with the community to harmonise API development in financial services.

Secure platform for API providers and consumers

Join the community via the Swift API Platform with standardised security and identity.

A developer-first mindset

Using Swift APIs is easy with our API sandbox to showcase data flows and SDK to speed up integration.

Easy access to our developer sandbox user? Just sign in to the DevPortal with your credentials. Not a user? No worries, create an account and get started.

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