Here’s Your BBVA Routing Number

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Routing numbers are an important part of everyday banking. Whenever you need to make a wire transfer or pay a bill online, you’ll use a routing number to identify your bank in the transaction. Knowing your routing number helps ensure that funds go into the proper account. Keep reading to learn what BBVA Bank‘s routing number is and how to use it.

BBVA Routing Numbers

BBVA Compass uses several routing numbers. The one you use depends on where you opened your account. Here’s what you need to know:

BBVA Routing Numbers
State Number
Alabama 062001186
Arizona 122105744
California 321170538
Colorado 107005319
Florida 063013924
New Mexico 107000783
Texas 113010547
All other states 062001186

It’s important to use the correct routing number, so the funds are transferred to the right account.

What Is a Routing Number?

Routing numbers are security codes banks use to identify the other financial institution during a wire transfer. Routing numbers can also be used to pay bills online, set up recurring transfers or process checks. The American Bankers Association created routing numbers — also known as ABA numbers — in the early 1900s in order to identify check processing endpoints. Accuity is the official registrar of routing numbers.

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Can Banks Have Multiple Routing Numbers?

Yes, they can, as BBVA proves. Larger institutions use multiple routing numbers to cover different states. Another reason for banks to use multiple routing numbers is they might’ve acquired them during a past merger. Wells Fargo and Citibank are good examples of big banks with multiple routing numbers.

How Do You Find a Routing Number on a Check?

You can find the routing number printed on the bottom-left corner of a check. A set of three numbers are printed along the bottom of each check in this order: Routing number, account number and check number.

What Is the Routing Number for International Transfers?

SWIFT codes, also known as BIC codes, are basically routing numbers used for international transfers:

BBVA SWIFT Code
BBVAESMM

SWIFT codes are eight to 11 digits long and can include combinations of both letters and numbers.

This content is not provided by BBVA. Any opinions, analyses, reviews or recommendations expressed in this article are those of the author alone and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by BBVA.

About the Author

Sean joined the GOBankingRates team in 2018, bringing with him several years of experience with both military and collegiate writing and editing experience. Sean’s first foray into writing happened when he enlisted in the Marines, with the occupational specialty of combat correspondent. He covered military affairs both in garrison and internationally when he deployed to Afghanistan. After finishing his enlistment, he completed his BA in English at UC Berkeley, eventually moving to Southern California.

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