Bank codes have different names depending on which country your bank account is located. Here is a list that will give you some guidance on which number to choose and how it is referred to in your country:
For US banks make sure you use the correct routing code. These can vary between ACH and Wire. If you use the wrong one - monies sent will be returned.
Bank codes name by country:
|Country and Currency||Bank Code Name||Format|
|Australia (AUD)||Bank State Branch or BSB|
|United Kingdom (GBP)||Sort Code|
|Canada (CAD)||Clearing Code||0 + Bank Code + Transit or Branch Number|
In the below example the bank code is
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|Unites States (USD)||Routing Number||Make sure correct one. Some times US banks use different routing numbers for ACH versus Wire|
|Vietnam||Swift||8 or 11 characters|
Here is an example:
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