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Sort Codes of All Banks in Nigeria

Posted by olusegun · in News, Tutorials

Sort code is a nine digits number that identifies a specific branch of a bank. The first three digits are the bank’s standard code, the next digit is the location of the bank and the last five digits are for the bank branch.

Sort Code

For people that does fund transfer from one bank to another (whether inter or intra bank transfer), sort code would be required whenever such services is to be executed. Sort code helps in determining the source of an account i.e. the branch and location of an account number where funds needs to be directed especially whenever e-payments is to be carried out.

Current account holders can find their bank branch sort code on their cheque leaf. It is the middle setoff characters printed on the MICR of every single leaf on a cheque book.

Today, I want to share the sort code of all Banks in Nigeria. The sort code can be downloaded from HERE. Thanks to Zenith Bank for providing this information.


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8 Responses to “Sort Codes of All Banks in Nigeria”

  1. Hannah Sampson says:

    WOW!!! I really got the help i needed. Thanks. It was really helpful.

  2. ada says:

    i need sortcode for firstbank okigwe branch

    1. olusegun says:

      @ada, download the xls file to search for your bank sort code.

  3. saint-stanley says:

    Thaks a lot olusegun 4 that publication

  4. Ojokobiri Adedeji John says:

    Pls i need uniform sort codes of the stipulated Banks below

    1. First Bank
    2. GTB
    3.Union Bank
    4. Access Bank
    5. Diamond Bank
    6. UBA

    1. olusegun says:

      @Ojokobiri Adedeji John, you can get them from the link provided in the post.

  5. abubakar b. madaki Usha says:

    pls i need sort code to first bank lafia branch, nasarawa state, nigeria.

    1. olusegun says:

      Check here for the sort code.

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