What is Nigeria Bank Sort Code?
Bank Sorts codes provides an exact identification for every Nigeria bank branch. Some payment methods may require you to provide your bank sort codes before such transaction is initiated.Know More
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Nigeria Bank Sort Code
What does the Nigerian Bank Sort Code mean?
Every Nigerian bank branch is identified by a unique Bank Sorts code. Before a transaction can be initiated, some payment methods may require you to submit your bank sort codes.
How to Find a Short Code for a Nigerian Bank?
The Nigerian Bank Sort Code can be obtained in a variety of ways. You may find your branch Sort Code by logging into your online banking interface or visiting your bank's official website.
Applications of the Nigeria Bank Sort Code
The usage of the Nigeria Bank short Code is as follows:
- Transfer funds from your branch account to another branch of the same bank or to a different bank.
- During electronic transactions, and
- When sending or receiving money from a bank outside of Nigeria.
Formation of Nigeria Bank Short Code
The formation of Nigeria Bank short code is as follows:
- The first 3 digits represent the Bank Code.
- The next digit represents the Bank Location and
- The last 5 digits represent the Branch Code.
Example: Breakdown of the Nigeria Bank Sort Code
Bank or Financial Institution Codes
List of all Nigerian banks' bank or financial institution codes
|Bank Name||Bank Code|
|Nigeria International Bank (Citigroup)||023|
|Access Bank Plc||044|
|Diamond Bank Plc||063|
|Ecobank Nigeria Plc||050|
|Equitorial Trust Bank Limited||040|
|Fidelity Bank Plc||070|
|First Bank of Nigeria Plc||011|
|First City Monument Bank Plc||214|
|Guaranty Trust Bank Plc||058|
|Polaris Bank Plc||076|
|Stanbic-Ibtc Bank Plc||221|
|Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd||068|
|Sterling Bank Plc||232|
|United Bank for Africa Plc||033|
|Union Bank of Nigeria Plc||032|
|Unity Bank Plc||215|
|Wema Bank Plc||035|
|Zenith Bank Plc||057|