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how do i find out my bank's Transit Number (5 digits) and Institution Number (3 digits)?
Hi strabo, and welcome to the Community! 🙂
If you are using a chequing account, take a look at the bottom of one of your cheques. The first set of digits is the cheque number. The next 5 digits are your Transit number. The 3 digits that follow that are your Institution number. The final series is your account number.
I hope this helps! Please let us know if you have any other questions. 🙂
my branch number is 320, is that the 'Institution' number?
i dont have a chequing account! i e-mailed my bank for the transit no.,but apparently it was so top secret they wouldn't e-mail it to me.
I have the same problem when tryin to add my TD account. TD Canada has only three digit branch numbers. Mine for example is 335. Should I add two 0s in front? TD's institution number is 004 but that was not accepted when completing the paypal form for adding a bank account.
IF You are TD, Go to a TD branch and ask for a Direct Deposit forum or ask for the transit number of said bank.
The Direct deposit will have your account number (You need this aswell) and it should have a transit number too.
I recently verified my account with TD, and my bank branch gave me a Direct Deposit form with the Bank Transit number!