FNB Branch Code is a bank identifier used by customers for internet banking transactions.
I’m going to show you the best alternative for using branch codes that can save you time.
In short: if you can’t find a branch code to which you opened the FNB account at, then you’ll love this article.
Let’s dive right in.
FNB Branch Code – Use of Universal Branch Code
FNB has thousands of branches in South Africa and abroad.
Branch codes are very hard to remember but there’s a better solution for FNB clients.
You can use the FNB universal branch code system. The system allows the use of a 6-digit single code for all the branches in South Africa.
Here’s the FNB universal branch code: 250 655
Use that code for internet banking services such as making payment to other FNB recipients.
That’ll save you a lot of time and stress.
What about the use of specific branch codes?
If you remember a branch-specific code, you’re more than welcome to use it.
The bank will use the code to identify the area which your account was opened.
Find your specific branch code using the FNB’s branch locator tool.
The tool will give you all the details (branch name, code, contact details, etc.) you need about a branch, see screenshot below:
But the FNB universal branch code is the best alternative to traditional branch coding system.
Your payment/transaction will be processed quicker when you use the generic or universal branch code.
So, you don’t have to stress about incorrect account details when making payment online.
Universal branch code Vs Swift code
Customers usually confuse universal branch code with swift code.
As discussed above, the FNB universal branch code is a generic 6-digit number used to locally identify branches in South Africa.
Whereas swift code is an international banking code given and authorised by the central bank.
FNB swift code makes sending and receiving money from anyone outside of South Africa.
If you want to make a payment abroad, here’s the FNB’s swift code: FIRNZAJJ
The code is a unique identifier for FNB in the world of banking internationally.
All the banks in South Africa has a swift code.
Banks often add a mockup when helping you make international payment – forex exchange.
You could pay large amount of markup, depending on who you bank with.
To verify FNB universal branch code, visit www.fnb.co.za and contact them directly.