Branch number field - transferring money overseas via Internet Banking and goMoney

Last updated: 20/01/2020 10.10 AM

When sending money overseas, what do I enter in the Branch Number field?

The Branch Number field should contain the unique branch code (also known as National Clearing Code) of the recipient's specific bank branch. Please note that branch number standards and format may vary by country. See below for guidelines:

 Country Branch  number type 
Canada
An Institution Transit code identifies the bank and branch in Canada.
It must be 9 digits long, starting with a 0 followed by a 3-digit Canadian institution number and a 5-digit branch transit number
e.g. 012312345
The Institution Transit can be obtained from the payee or the payee bank’s website.
Australia  
A BSB identifies the bank and branch in Australia.
It must be 6 digits long e.g. 123456
The BSB can be obtained from the payee or a search for a BSB on the Australian Payments Network website.
 
South Africa  
A NPS identifies the bank and branch in South Africa.
It must be 6 digits long e.g. 123456
The NPS can be obtained from the payee
 
United States
A Fedwire/FW/ABA/Routing numbers are used to identify the bank in the United States.
It must be 9 digits long e.g. 123456789.
The Fedwire can be obtained from the payee.
 
United Kingdom
A Sort Code identifies the bank and branch in the United Kingdom.
It must be 6 digits long e.g. 123456
The Sort Code can be obtained from the payee.
 
India
An IFSC identifies the bank and branch in India.
It must be 11 characters long and in alphanumeric format as follows; the first four characters identify the bank, followed by a 0 and the last six characters represent the branch e.g. ABCD0XXXXXX
The IFSC can be obtained from the payee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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