Branch number field - transferring money overseas via Internet Banking

Last updated: 24/08/2017 08.42 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 beneficiary's specific bank branch. Please note that branch number standards and format may vary by country. See below for guidelines:

 Country Branch  number type   Branch number length
 Canada Transit code   9 digits
 Australia  BSB  6 digits
 South Africa  Branch number  6 digits
 United States  Fedwire/Routing/ABA  9 digits
 United Kingdom  Sortcode  6 digits

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