Here’s Your Frontwave Routing Number

Routing numbers identify your bank.

Routing numbers are essential elements of your bank or credit union’s infrastructure; they identify the financial institution involved in a transaction. People use routing numbers for a variety of everyday activities, such as paying bills online. Keep reading to learn what Frontwave Credit Union’s routing number is.

Frontwave Credit Union Routing Number

Frontwave Credit Union’s routing number is listed below:

Frontwave Credit Union Routing Number

You’ll provide this number when executing a wire transfer, arranging for direct deposit or setting up an online payment.

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What Is a Routing Number?

Routing numbers — also known as American Bankers Association or ABA numbers — identify financial institutions involved in money transfers, online banking and automated clearinghouses. Every bank routing number is comprised of nine digits that identify a specific bank. You have probably used your bank’s routing number at least once in your life.

The American Bankers Association originally introduced routing numbers in 1910 as a way to track check processing endpoints. With the rise and continued popularity of online banking, however, the role of routing numbers expanded to include online transactions.

Read More: What Is a Routing Number: What They Are and How To Find Them

Can Banks Have Multiple Routing Numbers?

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Yes — especially the big banks. While Frontwave Credit Union only uses one routing number, banks like Wells Fargo, Citibank and Bank of America use multiple routing numbers depending on the state where the account was opened.

How Do You Find a Routing Number on a Check?

Routing numbers are the first nine digits printed at the bottom of a check, starting from the left. The other numbers on the bottom of a check include your bank account number and check number.

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What Is the Routing Number for International Transfers?

International transfers don’t actually use a routing number, but a SWIFT code. SWIFT codes identify banks involved in international transfers, which basically makes them more worldly routing numbers. Not all banks and credit unions have SWIFT codes, however, and Frontwave is one such institution. If you want to bank internationally, you will have to do it elsewhere.

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About the Author

Sean Dennison

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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