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 Barclays Bank PLC and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||BARC|
|Country Code||GI (Gibraltar)|
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.