|Routing Number||Transit Number||State||City||Postal Code||Branch||Address|
|053500022||00022-535||ON||Hamilton||L8N 4B3||112 King St East||112 King St East|
|053500002||00332-001||ON||St Catharines||L2R 5G4||43 Queen St||P.O. Box 1554|
|053500012||00012-535||ON||Toronto||M5H 2Y4||401 Bay St Ste. 2109||401 Bay St Ste. 2109|
What is the Routing Number?A routing number identifies the financial institution and the branch to which a payment item is directed. Along with the account number, it is essential for delivering payments through the clearing system.
In Canada, there are two formats for routing numbers:
EFT Routing NumberAn Electronic Fund Transactions (EFT) routing number is comprised of a three-digit financial institution number and a five-digit branch number, preceded by a "leading zero".
Example : 0XXXYYYYY
MICR Number (Transit Number)MICR Numbers or widely known as Transit Numbers are used in cheques processing. It appears on the bottom of negotiable instruments such as checks identifying the financial institution on which it was drawn.
A paper (MICR) routing number is comprised of a three-digit financial institution number and a five-digit branch number. It is encoded using magnetic ink on paper payment items (such as cheques).
Example : XXXXX-YYY