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Please tell me the SWIFT code I need to tell the sender when receiving foreign currency transfers from overseas.

A bank code is an identification number used by banks when making overseas remittances. Shinsei Bank has 2 bank codes.

·BIC/SWIFT Code : LTCBJPJT
or LTCBJPJTHED ·CHIPS UID Number: 024997

Shinsei Bank does not have other codes such as ABA, Sort Code, Transit Number, BSB, IBAN etc. However, you are able to receive fund by using SWIFT code.

< Important Notice > To customers who are expecting overseas remittances or domestic foreign currency remittances

Effective on Mon, December 16th, 2019, customers receiving incoming "remittance funds from overseas (including JPY)" or "foreign currencies remittances from within Japan" will be charged a "remittance handling fee" before the funds are deposited. The "remittance handling fee" will be deducted either by "Incoming remittance " or "foreign savings account of the incoming currency of the remittance" or "Japanese yen savings account ".
※Customers may not specify how the handling fee will be deducted.

The fees will vary according to the currency and will be deducted from the remittance amount. In event the "remittance handling fee" cannot be deducted, Shinsei Bank will refund the incoming remittance back to the remitter.

★To current Shinsei "Platinum stage" or "Gold stage" customers★
Shinsei Bank is planning to launch a new cash-back program in which 2,000 JPY (per remittance) will be gifted to the customers who have received an international remittance. Details of the program will be announced soon.

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