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Financial Institution Numbers for All Canadian Banks

Financial Institution Numbers for All Canadian Banks

You can identify Canadian financial institutions by their bank institution number, which is always three digits long. Bank customers need this number anytime they want to set up a direct deposit or preauthorized payment or receive a wire transfer into their account.

How to Locate Canadian Bank Institution Numbers

The easiest way to locate the financial institution number for your account is by looking at a blank cheque. You’ll find the number between the bank transit number (branch number) and your account number in the micro-encoding at the bottom of the cheque.

For example, Royal Bank’s financial institution number is 003. You can see exactly where it’s located in the image below.

Regardless of the bank, you can find the institution number in the same place; if you have a cheque to look at. If you don’t have cheques, you can always contact your financial institution or ask a staff member at your local branch if you deal with a bank or credit union.

List of Canadian Financial Institution Numbers

You’ve come to the right place if you need to locate the institution number for a bank in Canada (including your own). Below is a list of bank numbers from most Canadian financial institutions, in alphabetical order. I’ve separated the six biggest banks and placed them at the top of the list, as they are the most commonly searched.

The Big 6 Banks

Bank of Montreal 001
Bank of Nova Scotia002
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 010
Royal Bank of Canada003
TD Bank004
National Bank of Canada 006

The Rest

Alberta Treasury Branches 219ICICI Bank Canada340
All Trans Financial Services Credit Union Limited 810Industrial Alliance Trust Inc.625
Airline Financial Credit Union Limited 830Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Canada)307
Alliance des caisses populaires de l'Ontario Limitée890Investors Group Trust Co. Ltd.536
Alterna Savings and Credit Union 842J.P. Morgan Bank Canada314
Amex Bank of Canada 303Jameson Bank354
Arnstein Community Credit Union Limited 808JPMorgan Chase Bank National Association270
Atlantic Central 839Korea Exchange Bank of Canada 275
B2B Bank (formerly B2B Trust) 618La Caisse Centrale Desjardins Du Québec815
Bank of America National Association 241Latvian Credit Union 803
Bank of Canada 177Laurentian Bank of Canada039
Bank of China (Canada) 308Laurentian Trust of Canada Inc.522
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Canada) 245M&T Bank357
Bank West 342Manulife Bank of Canada540
Barclay's Bank PLC Canada Branch 360Manulife Trust Company626
BNP Paribas (Canada) 250Maple Bank336
BofA Canada Bank 311Mega International Commercial Bank (Canada)269
Bridgewater Bank 347Meridian Credit Union837
Canadian Tire Bank 338Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. Canada Branch277
Canadian Western Bank 030Motusbank374
Capital One Bank (Canada Branch) 323MonCana Bank of Canada 361
Central 1 Credit Union British Columbia 809Montreal Trust Company of Canada550
Central 1 Credit Union Ontario 828National Trust Company590
CIBC Trust Corporation548Ontario Civil Service Credit Union Limited846
Citibank Canada260Pacific & Western Bank of Canada334
Citibank N.A.328Peace Hills Trust Company568
Citizens Bank of Canada309Peoples Trust Company621
Comerica Bank 330Rabobank Nederland322
Communication Technologies Credit Union Limited807ResMor Trust Company620
Community Trust Company507Royal Bank Mortgage Corporation592
Concentra Financial Services Association853Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. (Canada) Branch240
Credit Union Central Alberta Limited899Royal Trust Company570
Credit Union Central of Manitoba Limited879Royal Trust Corporation of Canada580
Credit Union Central of Saskatchewan889Scotia Mortgage Corporation606
CS Alterna Bank608Shinhan Bank Canada355
CTC Bank (Canada)315Société Générale (Canada Branch)292
Deutsche Bank AG 265Société Générale (Canada Branch) Ontario346
DirectCash Bank352State Bank of India (Canada) Alberta294
Dundalk District Credit Union Limited840State Street327
Dundee Bank of Canada343Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation of Canada301
Effort Trust Company532Sun Life Financial Trust Inc.551
Fifth Third Bank345Tangerine Bank614
First Commercial Bank332TD Mortgage Corporation 597
First Nations Bank of Canada310TD Pacific Mortgage Corporation603
General Bank of Canada344The Bank of New York Mellon242
Goderich Community Credit Union844The Canada Trust Company509
Golden Horseshoe Credit Union854The Equitable Trust Company623
Habib Canadian Bank321The Northern Trust Company Canada Branch 349
HomEquity Bank358U.S. Bank National Association318
Household Trust Company630UBS AG Canada Branch339
HSBC Bank Canada016UBS Bank (Canada)290
HSBC Bank USA National Association333United Overseas Bank Limited335
HSBC Mortgage Corporation (Canada)604Walmart Canada Bank359

Summary of Canadian Bank Numbers

If you’re setting up a direct deposit or other transfer into your chequing or savings account, remember that you will need your account number, transit number, and your institution or bank number. The good news is that you can find them all in the same place – on a bank cheque or by contacting your financial institution.

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