Sometimes we need to Bank’s Institution Number. We can find it from our banking check, however, most of time we don’t have a check. And, sometimes the bank employee never told us the Institution Number but only account number and transaction number.

The following is the Institution Number of some Canadian banks:

001 – Bank of Montreal

002 – The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank)

003 – Royal Bank of Canada

004 – Toronto-Dominion Canada Trust

006 – Banque Nationale du Canada (National Bank of Canada)

010 – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

016 – Hong Kong Bank of Canada

039 – Laurentian Bank of Canada

809 – Credit Union Central of British Columbia (includes VanCity)

815 – La Confédération des Caisses Populaires et D’Économie Desjardins du Québec

828 – Credit Union Central of Ontario Limited

829 – La Fédération des Caisses Populaires de l’Ontario Inc.

865 – La Fédération des Caisses Populaires Acadiennes Limitée

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A financial institution (FI) number is the 3-digit number that identifies your financial institution. Listed below are the FI numbers for major Canadian Financial Institutions:

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Major Canadian FIs           FI Number        Telephone Number

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Bank of Montreal               001             1-800-363-9992

CIBC                           010             1-800-465-CIBC (2422)

Citizens Bank of Canada        309             1-888-708-7800

HSBC                           016             1-877-621-8811

Laurentian Bank                039             1-800-522-1846

National Bank of Canada        006             1-888-483-5628

President’s Choice Financial   326             1-888-723-8881

Royal Bank                     003             1-800-ROYAL-55 (76925)

Scotia Bank                    002             1-800-267-1234

TD Canada Trust                004             1-866-222-3456

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Partner Credit Unions       FI Number          Telephone Number

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Coast Capital Savings              809             Please call your local branch.

Credit Union of B.C.               809             (604) 734-2511

Enderby and District Credit Union  809             Please call your local branch.

Metro Credit Union                 828             1-800-777-8507

Surrey Metro Savings               809             1-888-517-7000

Teacher’s Credit Unions            889             Please call your local branch.

VanCity Savings                    809             1-800-310-8777

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