Which number on a check is the routing number?

Where is the ABA routing number on my checks? You can find the ABA routing number at the bottom of your checks. The ABA Routing Number is the left-most number, followed by your account number, and then by the number of the check.

What is the routing and account number on a check?

The routing number is the nine-digit number printed in the bottom left corner of each check. Your specific account number (usually 10 to 12 digits) is the second set of numbers printed on the bottom of your checks.

How do you read the account number on a check?

You can find your account number at the bottom of your checks, the second set of numbers from the left that is between 9 and 12 digits. This number lets the bank know which checking account to take the funds from.

What are the numbers on the bottom of a check?

At the bottom of your check are 3 groups of numbers: your routing number, account number and check number. The bank’s routing number is the first set of numbers in the lower left corner of your check.

How many digits is an account number?

Account numbers may be up to 17 digits long. Some banks list the routing number first on the check, while other banks list the account number first, and still more list the routing number, check number, then account number.