Wells Fargo is American International banking and financial holding company. It has a wide network of banks and ATMs across United States of America. According to the Forbes Magazine Global 2000 list of largest public companies in the year 2016 it ranked 7th. It has its head quarters at San Francisco, California. The company delineates three business segments as follows: Community banking, Wholesale banking and Wealth and Investment Management. Like other companies of this kind, Wells Fargo also has routing number and knowing about it is quite important.
What is routing number?
A routing number is a nine digit number used to identify financial institution behind a transaction. ACH and wire transition are two of the most widely used transitions type where routing number is used. It is also called Transit Number or ABA Number. Each state has a unique routing number to differentiate between customers of different regions. It is important to ensure you are using the correct routing number while making transactions.
How to make it happen?
In order to find Wells Fargo routing number you can view the bottom of your check. Each branch of this bank located at a different state has its own unique routing number. This helps in initiating financial transactions such as direct deposits, electronic payments, wire transfers, check ordering and many more. If you receive a wire transfer from outside the country the routing number is called SWIFT code then.
Difference in classification
Wells Fargo SWIFT code is WFBIUS6S. There is only this number independent of the state you are living it. It is common for all branches of Wells Fargo. The routing number for wire transfer from inside US is 121000248. There will be a different routing number depending on location and branch if the following accounts are involved: checking account, savings account and money market account. For other account types and transactions method such as following, method to find the routing number is different. Those are Command Asset Program, Prepaid Card, IRA, Line of Credit. It is best to check the list.