International Wire Transfers payments are sent usually through SWIFT in the following format :


Beneficiary Bank Information:
Name of bank:
Postal Code/City:

Beneficiary Personal Information:
Account #:
First name:
Last Name:
Postal Code/City:

Correspondent Bank:




The following table gives the SWIFT MT 103 Basic Format for Wire Transfer


 Tag  Field Name
20 Sender’s Reference
13C  Time Indication
23B Bank Operation Code
23E  Instruction Code
26T Transaction Type Code
32A  Value Date/Currency/Interbank/Settled Amount
33B  Currency/Instructed Amount
36 Exchange Rate
50a  Ordering Customer
51A  Sending Institution
52a Ordering Institution
53a Sender’s Correspondent
54a  Receiver’s Correspondent
55a  Third Reimbursement Institution
56a Intermediary Institution
57a  Account With Institution
59a Beneficiary Customer
70 Remittance Information
71A  Details of Charges
71F Sender’s Charges
71G  Receiver’s Charges
72 Sender to Receiver Info
77B  Regulatory Reporting
77T  Envelope Contents



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