What are Routing Numbers?

The Bank Routing Number, sometime referred as ABA Number, is a 9 digit number assigned by the American Bankers Association (ABA) to uniquely identify the bank on which payment is drawn. The bank routing number is also referred as check routing number because it generally appears at the bottom of your check leaflet.

Routing Number on checks is actually a Routing Transit Number (RTN), a 9 digit code which was designed to facilitate the sorting, bundling, and shipment of paper checks back to the drawer’s (check writer’s) account. The RTN is also used by Federal Reserve Banks to process Fedwire funds transfers, and by the Automated Clearing House to process direct deposits, bill payments, and other such automated transfers. Routing numbers may differ depending on where your account was opened and the type of transaction made.

Routing Number on Checks
Routing Number on Checks

You can use the search box provided below to find the routing number for your bank.


Bank Routing Number Search

Full/Partial Name of the Bank e.g. Credit Union

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