Global financial messaging solutions
Every day, financial institutions and businesses depend on secure, reliable and rapid exchange of millions of financial messages over SWIFT
Global financial messaging
Your business depends on the secure and reliable exchange of critical financial information – across more than 11,000 organisations connected to SWIFT’s worldwide.
Connecting through SWIFT gives you single-window access to our messaging services to send or receive information, such as payments, settlement instructions, FX confirmations, statements and reports. All of our services are protected by strong authentication, message validation and outstanding security and reliability.
Our comprehensive payments, securities, trade and treasury messages have been developed in collaboration with our community, and are built on international standards for interoperability and straight-through processing.
Messaging solutions for banking and payments
You rely on us for secure and reliable messaging for correspondent and corporate payments and banking. That’s our core. We also have solutions to mitigate operational and compliance risks, keeping your business safe and sound.
Reduce your messaging costs
- Analyse your message volumes, costs and billing with Watch Traffic
At SWIFT, we’re committed to helping you reduce the cost of doing business by delivering sustained cost reductions for our members. Over the past 20 years, total FIN volumes have increased more than ten-fold, to over five billion messages per year, while prices have also reduced by a factor of ten.
Global Financial Messaging
FIN for your structured messaging needs
FIN is our core messaging service, carrying 22.3+ million structured financial messages per day.
InterAct for ISO 20022 messaging
InterAct is the messaging service for XML-based and ISO 20022 data.
FileAct: a single secure channel for large file transfer
Our file transfer solution is ideal for sending large files of structured messages, operational data or reports using your existing SWIFT infrastructure.
Our MI Channel meets the specialist needs of large market infrastructures (MIs) and their participants, delivering the highest levels of performance and resilience.
SWIFT Copy Services
Our SWIFT Copy Services deliver copies of message for authorisation or information, improving your processing efficiency and mitigating risk.
SWIFT WebAccess for secure online services
SWIFT WebAccess offers providers and customers of web applications a highly secure screen-based channel over SWIFT.
Interfaces and Integration
Alliance Lite2: your connection to the financial world
With all the benefits of a cloud-based solution, Alliance Lite2 offers banks, corporates and investment managers a direct connection to their banks and counterparties.
Alliance Messaging Hub for high-volume processing
Alliance Messaging Hub is our messaging solution for multi-network, high-volume and complex integration requirements. Ideal for those requiring a highly available, customisable and scalable platform.
Compliance and Shared Services
Discover the benefits of The KYC Registry
The KYC Registry is a secure, online platform where participants can exchange standardised KYC data with counterparties efficiently, reducing the costs of compliance.
Sanctions Screening: a managed service
Our fully-managed service provides state-of-the-art transaction screening and is more cost-effective than in-house systems.
Improve communication and efficiency with MyStandards
MyStandards helps you manage and coordinate standards use across your business and with counterparties and customers via a collaborative online platform.
We’ve a range of training opportunities to ensure you get the most from SWIFT for your business, including classroom, online and bespoke on-site options.
Our messaging services deliver worldwide for your business
- Unrivalled security and reliability
- Central validation of messages
- Highest availability in the industry