Sort Codes or sorting codes, are a UK banking essential. These six digit number sequences help route payments correctly and are a necessity when setting up or taking Direct Debit payments.

Below, our handy infographic walks you through exactly what a sort code is and its uses. Take a look at our quick sort code checker with example sort codes from UK banking institutions.

sort codes visual guide

Direct Debit solutions from FastPay Ltd

Have you harnessed the power of Direct Debit for your payment collections? FastPay’s range of Direct Debit solutions are here to help you to get paid on time, every time.

Whether you are a business, charity, club or organisation, we can help you to secure your cash flow with a professional, time-effective, cost-effective Direct Debit service.

To request more information, chat with one of our advisors on 0161 737 5290 or use our contact us form.


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