What is the ABA Bank Routing Number:
How find the routing number.
What is the bank routing number?
Can verify the routing number?
How can I look up an ABA routing number?
MICR Code Information
- How to find the
Routing Number on a Check.
All of the MICR ABA
routing number information is required for a
check or draft to be processed.
To locate your
routing number, look between the transit
symbols, as shown in the "Routing
Number" graphic above.
routing number is always 9-digits on a
U.S. check. The
routing number is also know as the
transit number, the
number, the RTN.
You can look up bank details based on the
routing number alone at
You can also do simple validation at the
For the account number, you can locate this directly after the
routing number. The example above has the
account number terminated by the ON US Symbol ||'. Once you
locate the account number, be sure to enter all leading zeros.
Some customers who give check by phone payment or enter the
routing number and account number online will
enter the account number from memory, and not from the check.
This can cause problems in processing a draft. If the customers
check says the account number is 000025642, the customer may say
or enter just the 25642 part of the number - it is important to
ask if there are any leading zeros, especially if the account
number seems short. Most account numbers are 8-14 characters.
To verify both
routing number information and
account information, you can use
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