Search bank sort codes of banks in the United Kingdom


This website provides a quick and easy way to find the sort code of banks in the United Kingdom (England).

You can get your sort code and the bank account number from a check for that account. You can also get these details from the financial institution where the bank account is held.

Savings accounts at banks are assigned a sort code and account number, similar to checking accounts. To find your sort code and account number:check out the right hand side of the front of your card, then find the 8 digit set of numbers - this is your bank account number -now find the three pairs of numbers, separated by dashes, immediately to the left of your bank account number - this is your bank sorting code.

A sort code is the name given by both the British and Irish banking industry to the bank codes which are used to route money transfersbetween banks within their respective countries via their respective clearance organizations.

A bank sort code, usually represented by a six-digit number, identifies both to the bank and the branch where a bank account is held.In some cases, the first digit of the sort code identifies the bank itself and in other cases the first 2 digits identify the bank.

Although there is a strong correlation between BIC Codes and sort codes, sort codes are not explicitly encoded into BIC codes (althoughthey are encoded into IBANs).

List of UK Banks by amount of Sort Codes



Disclaimer

This Sort Code finder is provided for informational purposes only. While we try to provide accurate data, users acknowledge that Bank Codes accepts no liability whatsoever with respect to its accuracy.

Some types of savings & investment accounts cannot accept Direct Debit instructions, for more information regarding individual accounts, we recommend that you speak to your bank or building society.

Only your bank can truly confirm the services that are available to you. If you are making an important payment, which is time critical, we recommend that you speak to your bank first to confirm the services that are offer to you.

Individual sort codes are allocated by members of the UK payment schemes (Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments and Cheque and Credit Clearing) to those financial institutions that participate in one or more of the Schemes.