General information about SWIFT international wire transfers

Note that SWIFT (SMBC) deposits were disabled at 11:59 PM (JST) on March 20, 2018. Any deposits not received by this time were returned to the sending bank. 

SWIFT (SMBC) withdrawals were disabled at 12:00 PM (JST) on March 27, 2018.

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SWIFT international wire transfers is a form of electronic bank transfers that allows users to send a number of currencies between banks internationally that are connected to the SWIFT network.

In order to deposit to or withdraw from your Kraken account using a SWIFT international wire transfer your bank must be part of the SWIFT-network and give you the option to carry out SWIFT international wire transfers.

For the full requirements for accessing deposits and withdrawals via SWIFT international wire transfers, click here.

For more information about SWIFT, see here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_for_Worldwide_Interbank_Financial_Telecommunication