Wells Fargo California Routing Number
The routing number for checking and savings accounts in California is: 121042882.
What Is a Routing Number?
A routing number is a nine-digit code on checks and is sometimes referred to as the ABA number or check routing number. Bank routing numbers were created by the American Bankers Association to allow banks and credit unions to securely send and receive funds, as well as a way to process paper checks between banks. Your Wells Fargo bank routing number is unique to the area where you opened your account.
Here Are Wells Fargo’s Wire Transfer Numbers
If you plan on sending a domestic wire transfer or sending an international wire transfer, you will need to use different routing numbers. For domestic wire transfers, the number is 121000248. For international wire transfers to a Wells Fargo account in the U.S., the number is 121000248. To send an international wire transfer you will need to use a swift code. Wells Fargo swift codes vary by city. See our full guide here.
How To Find Your Routing Number
If you have a Wells Fargo checking account, you can also find your routing number on a check — the check routing number is the first nine numbers in the lower left corner. You might not have a check handy, however, so you can also call Wells Fargo any time at 800-869-3557 to find the routing number for your account.
If you are at all confused about which number to use, you should consider calling Wells Fargo because using the right number could mean the difference between your money going into the right or wrong account.
Finding Your Routing Number on a Check
It’s easy to find your routing number on a check — just look in the bottom-left corner. Refer to the illustration below to see where you can find your routing number.
Know Your Routing Number
Remember that the routing number on a check might be different from the one you’d use for a wire transfer. You might want to check with your financial institution before you engage in transactions that require accurate routing number information — if the sequence is off by a single digit, your money will go someplace else.
Wells Fargo Routing Numbers By State
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Laura Chapman contributed to the reporting for this article.
Information accurate as of July 5, 2022.