A wire transfer is a method of transferring money from one account to another by wire. Funds are deposited into a bank account of your choice.

FGB's wire transfer services offer fast local and international transfers. The service allows you to receive or send funds electronically to or from FGB with another financial institution. The account balance is directly debited and funds transferred to the other specified account.

Wire Instructions

When sending international wires to an FGB account, instructions should include the beneficiary’s name, address, branch and account number. FGB account numbers should be formatted as: branch code + account number e.g. 990751234567

FGB Branch Codes are:

  • 99075 - New Kingston
  • 99080 - Montego Bay
  • 99082 - Manor Park
  • 99084 - Mandeville
  • 99085 - Liguanea
  • 99089 - Duke Street
  • 99094 - Ocho Rios
  • 99095 - Cross Roads
  • 99096 - Santa Cruz
  • 99097 - Portmore
  • 99098 - Linstead
  • 99099 - Hopewell
  • 99100 - May Pen

Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)

  • For Transfers in Jamaican Dollars via Bank of Jamaica
  • Account: First Global Bank Ltd. 28-48 Barbados Avenue Kingston 5, Jamaica
  • Account Number: 1147
  • Beneficiary Name and Account Number: (all 12 digits)

Wire instructions should also include FGB’s BIC (Bank Identifier Code), which is FILBJMKN.

Please use the following information based on the currency of the wire transfer.

USD Wires

  • Beneficiary Bank BIC/SWIFT Code: FILBJMKN
  • USD Correspondent Bank: Citibank N.A.
  • USD Correspondent BIC: CITIUS33

CAD Wires

  • Beneficiary Bank: Citibank, N .A., London Branch
  • Citigroup Centre, Canada Square, Canary Wharf London, El 45LB
  • Name of beneficiary's account: First Global Bank Limited
  • For credit to account #: 0018132534
  • IBAN: GB37CITl18500818132534

GBP and EUR Wires

  • Beneficiary Bank BIC/SWIFT Code: FILBJMKN
  • GBP Correspondent Bank: Citibank N.A.
  • GBP Correspondent BIC: CITIGB2L

Please note this information is subject to change. Give us a call at 888-CALL-FGB (225-5342) or send us an email at fgb@gkco.com to learn about these and other banking services designed to assist you achieve your goals.