First Hawaiian Bank

FAQ - Wires

Q: What information do I need to wire funds to a domestic bank?
A:

You need the following information to wire funds to a domestic bank:

  1. Beneficiary Name
  2. Beneficiary Account Number
  3. Beneficiary Mailing address with city, state and zip code
  4. Beneficiary Bank Routing Number
  5. Dollar amount to be transferred

Please Note: Correct wire instructions should be provided by the beneficiary to avoid delays in crediting an account.

 

Q: What information do I need to wire funds to a foreign bank?
A:

 

You need the following information to wire funds to a foreign bank:

  1. Beneficiary Name
  2. Beneficiary Account Number or IBAN
  3. Beneficiary Address
  4. Beneficiary Bank SWIFT BIC
  5. Amount to be transferred

Please Note: Correct wire instructions should be provided by the beneficiary to avoid delays in crediting an account.

Q: What is an IBAN?
A:

International Bank Account Number (IBAN) is used by European and Middle Eastern countries to facilitate wire transfer payments. Only the Beneficiary Bank can provide the correct IBAN and must be obtained from the beneficiary of the wire.

Q: When is wire transfers processed?
A:

 

Wire transfers initiated before the Cutoff Time* will be processed on the same day. Wire transfers initiated after the Cutoff Time are processed on the next business day. Your account will be debited on the date the transfer is initiated.

* Cutoff Time for domestic wires is 10:30 AM HST. Cutoff Time for foreign currency wires is 2:30 PM HST.

Q: What is the SWIFT BIC for First Hawaiian Bank?
A:

First Hawaiian Bank’s SWIFT BIC is FHBKUS77.

Q: What is the ABA number for First Hawaiian Bank?
A:

First Hawaiian Bank’s ABA number is 121301015.

Q: Do I need an account to send a wire?
A:

Yes. You must have a First Hawaiian Bank checking or savings account to send wire transfers.

Q: How can someone wire funds to my account at First Hawaiian Bank?
A:

The sender will need the following information:

  1. Our ABA/routing number – 121301015.
  2. Your 8 digit First Hawaiian Bank account number.
  3. The name of your account.
  4. Our SWIFT BIC – FHBKUS77 (for International wires)
Q: How much does it cost to send a wire transfer?
A:

Contact any First Hawaiian Bank branch for the latest fee information.

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First Hawaiian Bank
PO Box 3200
Honolulu, HI 96847