Banking services through the aid of financial institutions either domestic or local services for deposit, credit card transactions, remittance and transmittal of payment, require a security code in a form of deposit account number, credit card number, routing number and bank code. Paypal has been considered the most reliable and credible e-commerce institution that transmits money around the world.

With its wide affiliation with international banks make Paypal service unbeatable. Due to the rapid development of technology, international transaction is just a process of a snap. In this article, we will show to you the complete lists of the Philippine Banks, their respective Bank Branch Codes, their Swift Codes and their Routing Numbers, how to lookup for this if you are outside the Philippines, so that, your transaction with PayPal will be easier and you don’t need to contact these banks just to get these information for online bank transfer.

In the Philippines, like all other banks in the world uses four (4) common bank identifying codes and these are the following:
BRSTN: a.k.a. Bank Routing Symbol Transit Numbers for Major Banks in the Philippines
This is a 9-digit code that identifies the country, the city, and the name of the bank. It is commonly used as bank identifier code used among banks in the Philippines to transfer funds.
SWIFT: or the “Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication”. Business Identifier Codes (BICs) are often called SWIFT addresses or codes depending on the countries it will be used. In the Philippines, we use SWIFT codes.

The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters, made up of:

  • 4 letters: Institution Code or bank code.
  • 2 letters: ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code
  • 2 letters or digits: location code
  • The last 3 characters represent the branch code.

IBAN: also known as International Bank Account Number is a number attached to all accounts and is made up of a code to identify the country the account belongs to, the accountholder’s bank and the account number itself.
CHIPS: stands for Clearing House Interbank Payments System and it is originated in the US for funds transfer all over the world.

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Note: To avoid inconvenience, it is always advisable to contact your banks to check the bank codes of your own bank before using it to transfer funds.

Allied Banking Corp10320013ABCMPHMM
Australia New Zealand10700015
Asia United Bank11020011AUBKPHMM
Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas10030015
Bangkok Bank10670019
Bank Of America10120019
Bank Of China11140014
Bank Of Makatito followMKRUPHM1
Bank Of Tokyo10460012
BDO Banco De Oro (& EPCIB)10530667BNORPHMM
Bank Of Commerce10440016PABIPHMM
Bank Of The Phillipine Islands – IBAN10040018BOPIPHMM
BPI Family Savings Bank21000021BPFFPHM1XXX
China Banking Corp10100013CHBKPHMM
China Trust Comml Bank10690015BKCHPHMM
Citibank N.A.10070017
Devt Bank Of The Phils10590018DBPHPHMM
Deutsche Bank10650013
East West Bank10620014EWBCPHMM
Export & Industry Bank10860010
Fuji Bank10640010
Intl Comml Bank Of China10560019ICBCPHMM
Intl Exchange Bank10680012INXBPHMM
JP Morgan Chase Bank10720011
Korea Exchange Bank10710018
Intl Nederland Bank10660016
Land Bank Of The Phils10350025TLBPPHMM
Maybank Of The Phils10220016MBBEPHMM
Phil Bank Of Communication10110016CPHIPHMM
Phil Trust Company10090039
Philippine National Bank10080010CPHIPHMM
Prudential Bank10150018
Phil Veterans Bank10330016
PS (Philippine Savings Bank)10269996
Rizal Comml Banking Corp10280014RCBCPHMM
Security Bank & Trust Co10140015SETCPHMM
Standard Chartered Bank10050011SCBLPHMM
United Coconut Planters Bank10299995UCPBPHMM
Union Bank Of The Phils10419995
United Overseas Bank10270189UOVBPHMM

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