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SECU routing numbers

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

SECU uses different routing numbers depending on several factors, including payment type and the transaction's origin or destination. You'll need this eight to 11-digit code so that banks can locate your account and process transactions like checks, automatic payments, online payments and money transfers in the US and worldwide. Learn how to find the exact routing number you need for your SECU account.

Which SECU routing number do I need?

The routing number you need to send or receive money through SECU depends on whether your payment or transfer is domestic or international.
Transaction Type of routing number SECU code
Payments and debits between US accounts ACH routing number 253177049
Wire payments between US accounts Domestic wire transfer number 253177049
Wire payments to an international account SWIFT code SMCUUS31

SECU ACH transfer routing number

The ACH routing number for SECU is 253177049. 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.

SECU wire transfer routing number

The routing number for US wire transfers through SECU is 253177049. You can use this same number to receive international wire transfers to your SECU account.


The SWIFT code for international wire transfers through SECU is SMCUUS31. 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 SECU on your own

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

Other ways to confirm the correct SECU routing number include:
  • Call your bank. Your local SECU 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 SECU or double-check the one you have is correct.

Can routing numbers for SECU change?

Yes. A bank may be assigned more than one routing number depending on its size and the number of states it services. While SECU is headquartered in Raleigh, services or branches in states outside of North Carolina may require a different routing number. Confirm routing numbers with a SECU 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 SECU and other financial institutions use these codes to manage your money in our guide to routing numbers.

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