UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE

Format/length: max 6 characters
HES item:
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
A code allocated by the banking community, used to uniquely identify an individual branch of a bank.

References:
UK Government Data Standards Catalogue (GDSC), Version 2.0, Agreed 01.01.02. GDSC:
http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/gdsc/html/default.htm

UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODE is the same as attribute ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER CODE where the ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER TYPE equals 'e. UK Bank Branch Sort Code' and the FINANCIAL ORGANISATION BRANCH TYPE equals 'a. UK Bank Branch'.

UK Government Data Standards Catalogue

Data Element UK Bank Branch Sort Code
Is Part Of
Financial Identifiers
Has Parts  
Version 2.0
Status Release
Previous Versions  
Later Versions  
Date Agreed 1 January 2002

Meta Data Value
Name UK Bank Branch Sort Code
Description A code, allocated by the banking community, used to uniquely identify an individual branch of a bank.
Business Format max 6 Characters
Element Type Data Item
Validation
Must be 6 numeric characters
Value
Default Value
Owner OeE
Based On BACS
Verification
Comment
This item is always associated with UK Bank Account Number.
 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural UK BANK BRANCH SORT CODES