SWIFT for Corporate

First Bank of Nigeria Limited supports corporate that wish to transmit either transactional or non-transactional financial information using the SWIFT platform.

These includes:

  • Statement messages
  • Payment instructions
  • Transactional status reports

How do you connect?

SCORE (Standardized Corporate Environment) – Standardized Corporate Environment is based on a Closed User Group that caters for financial messaging between corporates and financial institutions. Once registered to use Standardized Corporate Environment, a financial institution can interact with any corporate that is also registered in the Closed User Group.

Supported transfer mode:

  • Realtime transfer mode
  • Store and forward mode

How do you Communicate with the Bank?

You can communicate with the bank using any of the messaging standards below:


It is the messaging service that enables the secure and reliable exchange of MT messages in store-and-forward mode. It enables institutions to exchange individual structured (MT and ISO 15022 message formats) financial messages securely and reliably.


An automated messaging service that SWIFT has designed to enable customers to exchange files. It is particularly suited for the exchange of large volumes of data.

We support Payment Initiation messages using the ISO20022 standards endorsed by SWIFT.

For more information on using SWIFT for your business kindly contact First-Contact on 0700FIRSTCONTACT (0700-34778-2668228), 01-4485500, 0708-062-5000, SMS Short Code 30012 or email firstcontact@firstbanknigeria.com