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Central Bank of Kenya Swift Code 2018

by Victor Matara

CBKEKENX is the Central Bank of Kenya Swift Code as of  2018


A Swift Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Codes and it is unique identification code for a bank. Swift codes are used when transferring money between banks, mostly when doing international wire transfers. Banks also used the codes for exchanging other messages between them. Basically, a Swift code consists of 8 or 11 characters. In case of 8 characters, it automatically refers to the head office of a bank.

Swift Code Format

AAAA BB CC DDD

AAAA  First 4 characters – bank code (only letters)

BB Next 2 characters – Country code (only letters) KEN

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CNext 2 characters – location code (letters and digits)

DDD Last 3 characters – branch code, this is optional.


CBKEKENX is the Central Bank of Kenya Swift Code as of  2018

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