Barclays provides account holders with a routing number for US-based ACH and associated transfer services, a SWIFT code and IBAN for international transfers, and a sort code for UK-based account transfers. For more information regarding Barclays international transfer services, please click here.
Routing Number On Check
Routing numbers are used by financial institutions as a way to easily identify the transference of funds between accounts. The specific routing number of a bank will always be located in the bottom-left hand corner of a check, directly to the left of the account number, as seen in the image below.
Sort Code On Debit Card
Sort codes can be typically be found on a bank’s debit card, located directly below the account holders name, to the left of the account number.
How to Wire Funds
Barclays provides online domestic (US+UK) and international transfer services. In order to initiate a transfer online, users must already have a registered account, and may be required to have access to the ‘PINsentry’ service. Account holders can also conduct transfers over the phone or at a branch location. The following information is typically required to initiate a wire transfer:
- First name
- Last name
- Name of receiving financial institution
- Address of receiving financial institution
- Account number
- Routing number
- Other details as required by the receiving/sending financial institution
For answers to specific questions or concerns regarding the transfer protocols of Barclays, please contact a customer support representative (0345-600-2323).