International Transfers FAQ

SWIFT/BIC codes are identifiers for banks and required for all fund transfers. SWIFT stands for Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. BIC stands for Bank Identification Code. SWIFT and BIC are different names for the same code.

The information required to make an online international transfer is as follows:

  • Full beneficiary name (initials are not allowed)
  • Full beneficiary address (P.O. Box numbers are not allowed)
  • Full beneficiary bank address
  • Full intermediary bank address (if applicable)
  • IBAN number of the beneficiary's bank (if required)
  • BIC/SWIFT code of the beneficiary's bank
  • ABA number of beneficiary bank (if required)
  • Full bank address

Please refer to our SWIFT/BIC code page for a complete list of our islands.

For the daily currency exchange rates that apply to international transfers as well as currency transactions, please visit the website of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten.

The information that someone abroad needs to transfer money to your account is:

  • Your account number
  • Name and address of your account
  • The SWIFT/BIC code for your BdC Branch (per country)
  • Please refer to our SWIFT/BIC code page for a complete listing of our islands.