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MetaBank routing numbers

Find the correct numbers to set up payments, transfers and autopay in the US and worldwide.

Routing numbers are codes of between 8 and 11 digits used by MetaBank and other banks to help financial institutions identify the location of your account. Called ACH, wire transfer and SWIFT numbers, they're used to process checks, set up autopay, make online payments and transfer money in the US and around the world. Learn how to find the exact routing number you need for your MetaBank account.

Which MetaBank routing number do I need?

The routing number you need to send or receive money through MetaBank depends on whether your payment or transfer is domestic or international.
Transaction Type of routing number MetaBank code
Payments and debits between US accounts ACH routing number 273970116
Wire payments between US accounts Domestic wire transfer number 273970116

MetaBank ACH transfer routing number

The ACH routing number for MetaBank is 273970116. Short for Automatic Clearing House, ACH numbers are unique to each bank in the US. The ACH number and your bank account number are used by banks and transfer apps like Zelle or Cash App to identify the exact account payments should be taken from and sent to.

MetaBank wire transfer routing number

The routing number for US wire transfers through MetaBank is 273970116. You can use this same number to receive international wire transfers to your MetaBank account.

MetaBank SWIFT code

The SWIFT code for international wire transfers through MetaBank is . SWIFT codes are a unique combination of letters and numbers that identify specific banks and financial institutions around the globe. Codes indicate four pieces of information used to exchange money internationally between accounts:
  • The bank's name
  • Its country code
  • Its main headquarters
  • A particular branch

How to confirm the routing number for MetaBank on your own

Look at a paper check associated with your MetaBank account to find the routing and account numbers for your account.

Other ways to confirm the correct MetaBank routing number include:
  • Call your bank. Your local MetaBank branch or toll-free support line can provide you with routing numbers.
  • Sign in to your online account. Many online bank systems allow you to view the routing and account numbers from your customer dashboard.
  • Search Fedwire. Use your name, city or state to look up routing numbers for MetaBank or double-check the one you have is correct.

Can routing numbers for MetaBank change?

Yes. A bank may be assigned more than one routing number depending on its size and the number of states it services. While MetaBank is headquartered in Sioux Falls South Dakota, services or branches in states outside of United States may require a different routing number. Confirm routing numbers with a MetaBank agent if you're not sure.

Bottom line

Routing numbers help banks identify your exact account to make digital payments, transfer money and even process paper checks between branches, states and countries. Learn more about how MetaBank and other financial institutions use these codes to manage your money in our guide to routing numbers.

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2 Responses

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    MeghanJuly 19, 2022

    How do I check for my account balance if I never received a card. With only my account number and routing number

    • Avatarfinder Customer Care
      ianneJuly 19, 2022Staff

      Hi Meghan,

      If you do not have your MetaBank partner prepaid card, you can call MetaBank at 866 550 6382 or email them at for assistance.

      Alternatively, you can visit your card provider’s website to find information on how you can obtain your card as well as check your account balance.

      I hope this helps!


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