BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.
A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).
BIC of BNP Paribas and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||BNPA|
|Country Code||FR (France)|
Bank Sort Code is a code that uniquely identifies a financial institution within a country. Bank sort codes are usually assigned by National Central Banks and differ from BIC codes.
|Bank Sort Code||30004|
Company Registration Number is a distinctive code issued upon registration of a new company. This code can be used to find data about the company in a national company register.
MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.
The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.
MFI ID of BNP Paribas is shown in the table below.