What is the FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa?

Learn about the FNB Universal Branch Code and its significance in the banking landscape of South Africa. Streamline your transactions with this convenient alternative

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What is the FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa?
What is the FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa?

In modern banking, accessibility and ease of transactions are paramount everywhere. Like many other countries, South Africa has embraced the concept of Universal Branch Codes, and one prominent player in this movement is First National Bank (FNB). In this article, we'll delve into the intricacies of the FNB Universal Branch Code and its significance in the banking landscape of South Africa. So, whether you're a seasoned banker or just starting to explore the world of online transactions, read on to discover what you need to know about this user-friendly code.

What Is FNB Universal Branch Code

First and foremost, let's answer the most pressing question: What is the FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa? The FNB Universal Branch Code is 250 655. This code is a simplified numerical identifier assigned to every branch within the vast FNB network. But what exactly does it do?

Why Use FNB Universal Branch Code, South Africa

The FNB Universal Branch Code, often called a "branch code," is a convenient alternative to the traditional branch-specific codes. In the past, when initiating electronic funds transfers (EFT) or making payments, you'd need to provide intricate details about the recipient's bank and branch. With the introduction of Universal Branch Codes, this complexity has been dramatically reduced.

Picture this scenario: You want to send money to an FNB account holder but need to know their specific branch code. No worries! After entering the account number, the FNB Universal Branch Code (250 655) will magically appear under the "Branch" details. It's a streamlined and hassle-free approach to ensure your funds reach the right destination.

List of FNB Branch Codes in South Africa

While the FNB Universal Branch Code simplifies many transactions, it's essential to note that each FNB branch still has its unique branch code. These branch-specific codes are provided to FNB by The Banking Association South Africa to ensure funds are routed accurately.

Here's a snapshot of some popular FNB branch codes in South Africa:

Branch Name Branch Code Location
FNB 359 West Street Branch 222126 359 West Str, Eagle Building
FNB 4 Merchant Place Branch 200607 Cnr Rivonia Rd & Fredman Dr, 4 Merchant Pl
FNB Acornhoek Branch 261449 Shop 88, Acornhoek Mall
FNB Alberton Branch 250942 30a Cnr Voortrekker  & Fore Strs
FNB Aliwal North Branch 210120 26 Somerset Str
FNB Bankcity Branch 250805 Cnr Kerk & Simmonds Strs
FNB Beach Branch 220126 Cnr Hunter and Florence Nzama Streets
FNB Beacon Bay Branch 250109 Bonza Bay Rd, Shop 10, Beacon Bay Retail Pk
FNB Benoni Branch 250342 Princess Ave, Shop 6 -7, Benoni Plaza
FNB Bergville Branch 220625 Cnr West & South Strs
FNB Bethlehem Branch 230133 Cnr Louw and President Boshoff Street
FNB Bloemfontein Branch 230134 41 Maitland Str
FNB Bochum Plaza Branch 260318 366 Dendron Rd, Shop 2, Bochum Plaza
FNB Boksburg Branch 250442 Cnr Market & Trichardt Strs Shop 1, Centre Point
FNB Boom Street Branch 221325 Cnr Boom & Chief Albert Luthuli Strs
FNB Botshabelo Branch 239934 Shop 1, Reahola Complex
FNB Braamfontein Branch 251905 92 - 94 Jorissen Str
FNB Bracken City Branch 252242 Hennie Alberts Str, Shop No 20c
FNB Brackenfell Branch 201210 Cnr Jeannette Str & Old Paarl Rd, Shop S088, Brackenfell Hyper and Retail Park
FNB Brakpan Branch 250542 629 Voortrekker Rd
FNB Brits Branch 260146 Cnr Murray Ave & De Wits Ave
FNB Broadacres Branch 204809 Cnr Valley & Cedar Rds
FNB Bronkhorstspruit Branch 270350 Cnr Lanham & Church Strs
FNB Brooklyn Branch 251345 Cnr Fehrsen & Veale Streets, Shop 357, Level 2, Brooklyn Mall
FNB Bultfontein Branch 230935 Cnr President Swart & Mark Strs
FNB Burgersfort Branch 270651 Dirk Winterbach Str, Shop 55
FNB Bushbuckridge Branch 271052 Cnr Main & Graskop Strs, Shop 17
FNB Butterworth Branch 210321 Cnr King & High Strs
FNB Carlswald Branch 250117 Cnr New Rd & Harry Galaun Dr, Shop 7-9, Carlswald Shopping Centre
FNB Centurion Branch 261550 2023 Hendrik Verwoerd Dr
FNB Ceres Branch 200107 134b Voortrekker Str, Ground Floor
FNB Civic Centre Bellville Branch 200910 Cnr Voortrekker Rd & Paarl Rd
FNB College Square Branch 230534 Shop 15 College Square 183 Nelson Mandela Street
FNB Constantia Kloof Branch 260202 14th Ave, Shop 2 & 2a, Checkers Hyper Centre
FNB Cradock Branch 210218 15 Adderley Str
FNB Crossroads Plaza Branch 210830 Moloto Rd, Crossrds Plaza, Shop 6
FNB Davenport Branch 220226 64 Brand Rd
FNB Delmas Branch 270244 Cnr Samuel Str & Van Der Walt Str, Shop 25
FNB Diepsloot Branch 260510 Cnr William Nicol & Plum Str, Shop 2, Ext 7, Diepsloot Mall
FNB Dundee Branch 270224 53 Victoria Str
FNB Durban North Branch 220426 20 Swapo Rd
FNB Eastgate Branch 257705 43 Bradford Rd, Shop L6 & L7, Eastgate Shopping Centre
FNB East London Branch 210121 73 Oxford Str
FNB Elukwatini Branch 250039 Main Rd, Shop G01, Stand No 13b Badplaas
FNB Empangeni Branch 220130 8 Smith Str
FNB Ermelo Branch 270344 76 Kerk Str, Conqueror Building
FNB Eshowe Branch 220230 38 Osborne Rd
FNB Estcourt Branch 220325 Cnr Harding Str & Albert Str
FNB Ficksburg Branch 230333 67 Piet Retief Str
FNB Fordsburg Branch 252505 190 Main Rd
FNB Frankfort Branch 230433 59a Jj Hadebe Str
FNB Galleria Branch 220127 Cnr Moss Kolnik & Arbour Rd, Shop G62, the Galleria Shopping Mall
FNB Gardens Branch 201511 Cnr Breda Str & Mills Str, 1 St Floor, Thebe Hoskins Hse
FNB George Branch 210114 99 York Str, Erf 8078
FNB Giyani Branch 260649 Giyani Mall Shop N101 Cnr. Giyani Main Road & 1st Road
FNB Grabouw Branch 200312 41 Main Rd
FNB Grahamstown Branch 210717 Shop 19 Pepper Grove Mall, Allen Street, Grahamstown, 6139
FNB Greytown Branch 220131 130a Pine Str
FNB Harding Branch 220123 10 Hawkins Str
FNB Harrismith Branch 230533 Cnr Warden Str & Southey Str
FNB Hatfield Branch 252145 Lynnwood Rd, Shop39, Hillcrest Blvd Shopping Centre
FNB Hayfields Branch 221425 Cnr Blackburrow Rd & Cleland Rd, Shop 47-50 Â
FNB Hazyview Branch 271152 Shop 09, Blue Haze Shopping Centre, Hazyview
FNB Hillcrest KZN Branch 223726 59 - 61 Old Main Rd, Shop 32, Richdens Village Centre
FNB Hluhluwe Branch 220530 Lot 14 Main Str
FNB Howick Branch 220725 20 Main Str
FNB Humansdorp Branch 210115 48 Main Str
FNB Hyde Park Branch 255805 Cnr Albury Rd & Jan Smuts Ave
FNB Ixopo Branch 220223 Margaret Str, Shop U9 Lot 109, 110 & 111
FNB Jane Furse Branch 240501 Shop No 49, Jane Furse Plaza
FNB Jozini Makhathini Centre Branch 210029 Main Rd, Shop 27, Jozini Mall
FNB Jubilee Mall Branch 210648 Cnr Jubilee Rd & Harry Gwala Rd, Shop 9 & 10, Jubilee Mall
FNB Kamaqhekeza Branch 250606 Main Rd, Shop 22, Nkomazi Plaza
FNB Kempton Park Branch 250742 Cnr Central Ave & West Str
FNB Key West Branch 256955 Cnr Viljoen & Paardekraal Dr, Shop 110
FNB King Williams Town Branch 210519 Cnr Maclean Str & Cathcart Str
FNB Klerksdorp Branch 240238 58 O R Tambo Str
FNB Kloof Branch 221526 Cnr Old Main & Village Rd
FNB Kokstad Branch 220122 75 Main Str
FNB Kosi Bay Branch 260151 Main Str, Shop 13, Ithala Centre
FNB Kremetart Branch 252545 Van Velden Str, Shop 12 & 13, Kremetart Centre
FNB Kroonstad Branch 230436 54 Cross Str
FNB Kuruman Branch 230302 24 Beare Str
FNB Ladysmith Kwa-Zulu Natal Branch 220425 198 Murchison Str
FNB Lambton Branch 251542 Cnr Webber & Doak Rd
FNB Lebowakgomo Branch 205309 Shops 15-18 Shoprite Complex
FNB Lenasia Branch 250737 31 Rose Ave
FNB Lichtenburg Branch 240139 31 Dr Nelson Mandela Drive
FNB Louis Trichardt Branch 260149 Cnr Munnik Str & Songozwi Str,
FNB Lydenburg Branch 270251 28 Voortrekker Str
FNB Mabopane Branch 253045 M17, Shop 67, Central City Shopping Centre
FNB Mafikeng Branch 240340 18 Robinson Str
FNB Main Street Branch 251705 63 Main Str, Sa Eagle House
FNB Malamulele Branch 250050 Main Str, Malamulele Plaza
FNB Malelane Branch 270952 Cnr Air Str & Station Str, Shop 1 Â
FNB Mamelodi Branch 257105 Cnr Maphalla Rd & Tsamaya Rd, Mamelodi Shopping Centre
FNB Mandeni Branch 220429 Shop 5, Spar Centre, Old Main Road, Sundumbili, Mandeni 4491
FNB Margate Branch 220128 103 Marine Dr
FNB Matatiele Branch 220322 119 High Street
FNB Mbizana Branch 220422 Main Str
FNB Melmoth Branch 220930 Reinhold Str
FNB Meyerton Branch 250137 Loch Str
FNB Middleburg Mpumalanga Branch 270150 Cnr O R Tambo & Bhimy Damane Str
FNB Mokopane Branch 260248 30 Retief Str
FNB Montague Gardens Branch 204709 Cnr Montague Dr & Koeberg Rd, Shop 12, the Gallery
FNB Mount Frere Branch 210821 Main Str
FNB Mthatha Branch 210521 76 York Str
FNB Mtubatuba Branch 220330 St. Lucia Rd & Jan Smuts Ave
FNB Musgrave Road Branch 221126 10 - 18 Clifton Pl, Musgrave Rd
FNB Musina Branch 260249 Shops 53 & 54a, Corner of Smelter Avenue and Great North Road (N1), Musina Ext. 9, Musina Mall
FNB Mutsindo Branch 200606 Ptn 1 of Erf 98, Shop 24
FNB Newcastle Branch 270324 51 Scott Str
FNB Newcastle Mall Branch 210523 Cnr Ladysmith Rd & Oak Ave
FNB New Park Branch 231002 Cnr Long & Bultfontein Str
FNB Newton Park Branch 261050 293 Cape Rd
FNB Ngcobo Branch 210621 Cnr High & Church Str
FNB North Rand Road Branch 252605 Cnr Wiek Rd & North Rand Rd
FNB Ottery Centre Branch 203209 Shop L14 Ottery Centre New Ottery Road
FNB Paarl Branch 200110 Cnr Main Str, Lady Grey Str & Commercial Stal Str
FNB Parys Branch 230736 Cnr Middle Str & More Str
FNB Phalaborwa Branch 270452 15 Wilger Ave
FNB Piet Retief Branch 270844 43 Kerk Str
FNB Pinetown Branch 221626 Cnr Dales Ave & Crompton Str
FNB Platinum Park Polokwane Branch 260226 Cnr Gnl Marit Str & Outspan Dr, Shop 8
FNB Plumstead Branch 201109 137 Main Rd
FNB Polokwane Branch 260148 Cnr Thabo Mbeki Str & Landros Mare Str
FNB Pongola Branch 270124 26 Naude Str, Pick N Pay Shopping Centre
FNB Port Shepstone Branch 220228 4 Aiken Str, Shop 29, Oribi Plaza
FNB Postmasburg Branch 230402 Cnr Hoog Str & Bester Str
FNB Potchefstroom Branch 240438 Nelson Mandela Dr, Shop 51 & 52, Mooirivier Mall
FNB Preller Plein Branch 230234 Shop 53, Preller Square Shopping Centre
FNB Pretoria Branch 251445 Forschurch Building, Shop 0003g, 236 Helen Joseph (Church Street), Pretoria, 182
FNB Pretoria North Branch 251045 North Park Mall. Cnr Rachel De Beer Str & Burger Street
FNB Protea Glen Branch 210555 Cnr R558 & Protea Blvd, Shop 83a, Protea Glen Shopping Mall
FNB Queensburgh Branch 250837 6 Dawnlea Rd
FNB Queenstown Branch 210920 74 Cathcart Rd
FNB Queen Street Branch 220926 120 Queen Str
FNB Raisethorpe Branch 250068 589 Chota Matola Rd
FNB Randburg Branch 254005 Cnr Main Ave & Republic Rd
FNB Randpark Ridge Branch 255955 Cnr John Vorster & Kayburn Ave, Shop 139, Randridge Mall
FNB Richards Bay Branch 220830 Bullion Blvd
FNB Riverside Park Branch 256405 10 White River Rd, Riverside Lifestyle Centre
FNB Rivonia Branch 250355 335 Rivonia Blvd
FNB Rosslyn Branch 251745 Rosnew 15 Kotzenberg Street Rosslyn
FNB Rustenburg Branch 260246 126 Fatima Bhayat Str
FNB Rustenburg Square Teller-Less Branch 202009 Cnr Wolmarans Str & Von Wielligh Str
FNB Sasolburg Branch 230936 Fnb Building Cnr Wanternaar Street & Johan Vorster Street
FNB Sea Point Branch 201809 6 Regent Rd
FNB Secunda Branch 271444 Cnr Walter Sisulu Rd & Oliver Tambo Dr, Business Centre
Branch Location Branch Code Office Address
FNB Setsing Branch 231833 Shop 4 Setsing Crescent Main Rd Setsing 9869
FNB Silverton Branch 250845 617 Pretoria Rd, Shop 0010/11/12, Silver Place, Eastway Centre
FNB Somerset West Branch 200512 125 Main Str
FNB Soshanguve Branch 250107 Cnr Ruth First Rd & Audrey Matlala Rd, Shop 47, Soshanguve Crossing
FNB Southdale Branch 254205 Shop 24-39, Southdale Shopping Centre, Alamein Road, Southdale, Johannesburg
FNB Springbok Branch 200306 Cnr Namakwa & Monument Str
FNB Standerton Branch 270443 Cnr Dr Beyers Naude & Princess Strs
FNB Stanger Branch 220129 Shop 31 Kwadukuza Mall Golf Course Site Cnr Voortrekker & Elizabeth Street Kwadukuza
FNB Stellenbosch Branch 200610 29 Plein Str
FNB Sterkspruit Branch 211220 Cnr Zastron & Herschell Rds Sterkspruit
FNB Sunninghill Branch 251650 Rivonia Rd, Shop 25
FNB Thabazimbi Branch 260346 13 Van Der Bijl Str
FNB The Avenues Branch 251242 Shop Gf04/05 the Avenues Shopping Centre 6th Avenue Springs Cbd 1560
FNB The Glen Branch 259605 Cnr Letaba & Orpen Rds, Shop U2, the Glen Shopping Centre
FNB Thohoyandou Branch 260549 Cnr Casino Blvd & Garden Rte, Shop 9, Metropolitan Plaza
FNB Tokai Branch 200409 16 Tokai Rd, Shop G18, Blue Route Mall
FNB Tongaat Branch 220329 320 Main Rd
FNB Tsakane Mall Branch 260250 Cnr Malalane & Modjadji Strs
FNB Tzaneen Branch 260349 64 Agatha Str
FNB Uitenhage Branch 210316 80 Caledon Str
FNB Ulundi Branch 220730 458 Princess Magogo Rd, Shop 7
FNB Umgeni Junction Branch 200913 47 Intersite Ave, Shop 1
FNB Umhlanga Crescent Branch 220629 1 - 3 Sunset Cres, Shop 116
FNB Umzinto Branch 220328 Cnr Park Rynie & Main Rd, Umzinto Supermarket
FNB Underberg Branch 221025 5 Inyoni Cres, Himeville Underberg
FNB Upington Branch 230604 Cnr Schroder & Hill Strs
FNB Vanderbijlpark Branch 250237 4 President Kruger Str
FNB Vangate Branch 250114 Cnr N2 Freeway & Vanguard Dr, Vangate Mall
FNB Vereeniging Branch 250337 18e Voortrekker Str
FNB Verulam Branch 220229 102 Wick Str
FNB Vincent Park Branch 211021 Cnr Devereux Ave & Frere Rd, Shop 53, Upper Level, Vincent Park Shopping Centre
FNB Vineyard Road Branch 204209 Cnr Vineyard Rd & Dreyer Str, Vineyard Centre
FNB Vredenburg Branch 200311 31 Main Str, Vredenburg Atrium
FNB Vryburg Branch 240201 71 Market Str
FNB Vryheid Branch 270524 159 Uitlander Str
FNB Welkom Branch 230635 Cnr Stateway & Buiten Strs
FNB West End Pretoria Branch 250545 Cnr Church & Court Strs, Shop 101, Quagga Shopping Centre
FNB Westville Branch 223526 2 Buckingham Ter, Matruh Building
FNB White River Branch 270552 Shop 16 White River Crossing Cnr Sabie Rd and Chief Mgiyeni Khumalo Drive
FNB Wilkoppies Branch 250053 Cnr Ametis & Austin Strs, Shop 24
FNB Witbank Branch 270250 35 Mandela Street
FNB Wolmaransstad Branch 240638 76 Brdbent Str
FNB Wonderpark Branch 250066 Cnr Old Brits Rd & Heinrich Ave, Wonderpark
FNB Woodbridge Branch 205609 Cnr Dann & Monument Rds
FNB Woodlands Boulevard Branch 230732 Cnr Garsfontein Rd & De Villebois Mareuil Dr, Woodlands Blvd
FNB Woodmead Branch 250955 1 Waterval Cres, Shop U17 & U18, Woodmead Retail Park
FNB Woodstock Branch 201909 222 Victoria Rd, Woodstock
FNB Worcester Branch 200407 52 High Str
FNB Zambesi Drive Branch 230145 Cnr Sefako Makgatho & Dr Van Der Merwe Dr, 6 Mezeroen Place
FNB Zeerust Branch 240240 26 Gerrit Meritz Str

These branch codes ensure precision when conducting transactions, especially when you have the exact branch information. However, it's worth noting that for many, the convenience of the FNB Universal Branch Code is the preferred choice, particularly when combined with the correct account number.

FNB: A Banking Powerhouse in South Africa

To better appreciate the significance of the FNB Universal Branch Code, it's crucial to understand the institution behind it. First National Bank, a division of First Rand Limited, is a financial juggernaut in South Africa. It trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) under the FSR symbol and is listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under FNBB.

FNB doesn't stop at just South Africa; it has banking subsidiaries across various countries, including Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Guernsey, India, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Ghana. This expansive presence speaks volumes about FNB's commitment to providing accessible and innovative financial services to diverse markets.

SA Universal Branch Codes

Before we wrap up our exploration of the FNB Universal Branch Code, let's take a moment to glance at the universal branch codes of other top South African banks. These codes simplify transactions across multiple banks, promoting efficiency and convenience in the world of online banking:

  • ABSA Bank Universal Branch Code – 632 005
  • Bank of Athens Universal Branch Code – 410 506
  • Bidvest Bank Universal Branch Code – 462 005
  • Capitec Bank Universal Branch Code – 470 010
  • Investec Universal Branch Code – 580 105
  • Nedbank Universal Branch Code – 198 765
  • SA Post Bank (Post Office) Universal Branch Code – 460 005
  • Standard Bank Universal Branch Code – 051 001

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Final Thoughts

In an era where technology is transforming the banking landscape, innovations like the FNB Universal Branch Code are invaluable. They simplify transactions, reduce errors, and enhance the overall banking experience. As more individuals embrace online and mobile banking, the importance of swift and accurate transactions cannot be overstated. The FNB Universal Branch Code serves as a symbol of convenience and signifies FNB's commitment to staying at the forefront of change in the banking industry.

So, whether you're a business owner conducting e-commerce or an individual making online payments, the FNB Universal Branch Code (250 655) is your gateway to a seamless banking experience. Embrace the future of banking with FNB and its user-friendly approach to branch codes. Your financial interactions will be more efficient, more accessible, and more convenient than ever before.


1. What is the FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa?

  • The FNB Universal Branch Code in South Africa is 250 655. A unique numerical identifier is assigned to each bank branch within the FNB network.

2. Why should I use the FNB Universal Branch Code?

  • The FNB Universal Branch Code simplifies transactions by providing a single code for all FNB branches. It enhances simplicity, efficiency, and digital banking capabilities while fostering global connectivity.

3. Do FNB branches still have their unique branch codes?

  • FNB branches maintain their unique branch codes and the Universal Branch Code. These special branch codes are still used for some specific transactions.

4. Is the FNB Universal Branch Code suitable for international transactions?

  • Yes, the FNB Universal Branch Code suits international transactions, making cross-border financial interactions smoother for FNB customers.

5. What is First National Bank (FNB)?

  • First National Bank (FNB) is a leading financial institution in South Africa and operates branches nationwide. It is known for its innovative banking products, solutions, and strategic partnerships with retail providers. FNB is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) and the Botswana Stock Exchange.
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