Routing Numbers for U.S. Checks
MICR Code Information.
- How to find the
Routing Number on a
Is the check good?
Is the check fake?
routing number information is required to
process a check. To locate the
bank routing number, look between the
transit symbols, as shown in the "Routing
Number" graphic above. The
routing number is always 9-digits
on a U.S. check. The
routing number is also know as the
transit number, the
ABA number, the RTN.
look up bank details based on the
routing number alone, just by calling this
The account number is always following the
routing number. The example above has the
account number terminated by the ON US Symbol ||'.
If you are calling a bank to
verify funds, you
must also locate the
bank account number, be sure to enter all
account numbers are 8-14 characters.
To verify both
routing number information and
account information, you can use
a service like