Here is First Bank of Nigeria sort codes, FCMB sort codes, GTBank sort codes, Zenith Bank sort codes, Access Bank sort codes, Skye Bank sort codes, Fidelity Bank sort codes, UBA sort codes, Eco Bank sort codes, Diamond Bank sort codes and Union Bank of Nigeria sort codes.

You are about to receive money or make an online transfer and you were asked to provide you bank sort code or probably after completing your Industrial Training as a student you were asked to provide your bank details, including your sort code to receive payment.

Many Nigerians have been in that situation at one point in time and most people do not know the sort code of the bank they operate with and it is quite easy to get.

Sort code helps in determining the source of an account i.e. the branch and location of an account number where funds needs to be directed especially whenever e-payments is to be carried out.

Nigeria bank Sort codes

The code is a 9 digit number, the first 3 are the bank’s code, the next is the location and the last 5 digits are for the branch. So this means no two bank branch of the same bank can ever share the same sort code and don’t even bother to ask your friend for his bank branch sort code because he’ll be giving you the wrong number.

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The picture below shows a cheque book and where to find the sort code of your bank. The red circled digits are the sort code of your bank. However if you don’t have a cheque book you can Click Here to Download a list of banks and their sort codes, all you need to do is look out for your bank branch and get your sort code.

Where to find the Bank Sort Code

The Sort Code is printed at the bottom of every single check leaf, the middle set of characters on the MICR line i.e the set of numbers at the middle is the sort code. The first set of numbers is the cheque number, the second set of numbers is the sort code and the third set of numbers on the right is normally the account number.

Bank Headquarters and their Sort Codes

Bank No.Bank NameSort CodeCityHeadquarters
1Access Bank Plc044150149LagosVictoria Island Branch Plot 1665, Oyin Jolayemi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State. More branches.
2Diamond Bank Plc063150162LagosHead Office Plot 1621 Adeola Hopwell ,Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
3Ecobank Nigeria Plc050150311LagosEng Vi – Ahmadu Bello Way Plot 21 Ahmadu Bello Way Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
4Enterprise Bank (Previously Spring Bank)084150015LagosHead Office Plot 143, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
5Equitorial Trust Bank Limited040150101LagosV I Corporate Plot 1092 Adeola Odeku St ,V/Island ,Lagos State
6Fidelity Bank Plc070150003LagosHead Office 2 Kofo Abayomi Street, V/Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
7First Bank Of Nigeria Plc011152303LagosMarina 35,Marina P.O.Box 2006, Lagos Island ,Lagos State
8First City Monument Bank Plc214150018LagosHead Office Primrose Tower, 17a Tinubu St,Lagos State. More branches.
9Finbank Plc085151275LagosV/I 1, Akin Adesola Street, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
10Guaranty Trust Bank Plc058152052LagosAkin Adesola 635 Akin Adesola, Victoria Island, Lagos State. More branches.
11Keystone Bank (Previously Bank Phb)082150017LagosHead Office No. 1,Bank Phb Crescent ,Off Adeyemo Alakija,Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
12Mainstreet Bank (Previously Afribank)014150030LagosBroad Street 51/55, Broad Street, Lagos State. More branches.
13Nigeria International Bank (Citigroup)023150005LagosHead Office Commerce House, 1, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island ,Lagos State.
14Oceanic Bank International Plc056080016abujaAbuja Head Office Herbert Macaulay Way Wuse Zone 6 ,Wuse Abuja ,F.C.T. State
15Skye Bank Plc076151006LagosHead Office Branch 708/709 Adeola Hopewell Street ,Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
16Stanbic-IBTC Bank Plc221159522LagosHead Office Ibtc Place, Walter Carringtoncrescent, Victoria Island ,Lagos State.
17Standard Chartered Bank068150057LagosAhmadu Bello 142, Ahmadu Bello Way V/I. ,Victoria Island ,Lagos State. More branches.
18Sterling Bank Plc232150029LagosApapa Sterling House, 20, Marina, Lagos. More branches.
19United Bank For Africa Plc033154282LagosCorporate Branch Group Executive Office, Head Office ,Lagos ,Lagos State. More branches.
20Union Bank Of Nigeria Plc032156825LagosStallion Plaza Branch Stallion Plaza Br. 36 Marina, Lagos-087 ,Lagos State. More branches.
21Unity Bank Plc215082334abujaHerbert Macaulay, Abuja Plot 785, Herbert Macaulay Way ,Abuja ,F.C.T
22Wema Bank Plc035150103LagosHead Office Wema Towers 54 Marina,Lagos ,Lagos State. More branches.
23Zenith Bank Plc057150013LagosHead Office Plot 84 Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island,Lagos State. More branches.
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That’s all the sort codes of banks in Nigeria.