**At the bottom of a check**, you will see three groups of numbers. The first group is your routing number, the second is your account number and the third is your check number.

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## Is bank account number on Cheque?

Your account number will be on the bottom of a check. It’s the second set of numbers, between your nine-digit routing number and your check number.

## How do you read the numbers on the bottom of a Cheque?

How to Read a Cheque

- Transit / Branch numbers are always 5 digits.
- Bank / Financial Institution numbers are always 3 digits.
- Account numbers are always a minimum of 7 digits.
- To avoid entry errors, verify by reading it backwards to make sure that no numbers are out of order.

## What do the numbers on a Cheque mean?

On a cheque The transit number (five digits) identifies which branch you opened your account at. The account number (11 digits) identifies your individual account.

## How many digits is a check number?

At the bottom of every check you write and every check you cash or deposit, you’ll find a long string of numbers: nine digits, then a colon followed by eight more digits, one more colon and another four digits.

## What are the numbers on a cheque RBC?

The void cheque will have three sets of pre-printed numbers that provide your bank information; the first set is a 5-digit transit number (which identifies your bank branch), the second set is a 3-digit institution number (which identifies your bank), and the third set is your account number.

## What are the parts of a Cheque?

Parts of a cheque

- drawee, the financial institution where the cheque can be presented for payment.
- payee.
- date of issue.
- amount of currency.
- drawer, the person or entity making the cheque.
- signature of drawer.
- Machine readable routing and account information.

## How do I read a bank cheque?

Check the number at the bottom of your cheque

- The transit number is 5 digits.
- The institution number is 3 digits.
- The account number is 7 digits.