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Extra information - Bank Details Guide - Bank Details Guide - N

National Counties Building Society

Sort code 402024, Account number 90614629, (Sponsor Bank HSBC Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Ten-digit account reference number Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

National Savings and Investments

Account type Description Enter details
     
Easy Access Savings Accounts (EASA) Eight-digit account number  

Sort code: 10 22 50 for all customers

Account number: 22576118 for all customers Enter sort code 102250, account number 22576118, and the reference number
Note: This is the number on the customer’s EASA card marked ‘account number’. It’s printed on the front of the card at the bottom. This needs to go in the ‘Building Society Roll Number’ field

National Savings Bank

Account type Description Enter details
     
Not to be confused with Alliance & Leicester Girobank Nine-digit account number  
For example, sort code 10-23-01 and account number 123456789 Enter the first figure of the nine-digit number as the last figure of the sort code 10-23-01. The last eight figures will be the account number

For example,
Sort code 10-23-01
Account number 23456789 |

National Westminster Bank

Account type Description Enter details
     
All account numbers should have eight digits Nine-digit account numbers Enter the first eight digits of the account number only
All account numbers should have eight digits Ten-digit account numbers ending 01, 02, 03, 04 Enter the first eight digits of the account number only
All account numbers should have eight digits Card numbers beginning 6759… Contact the customer to obtain the correct account number Enter the six digit sort code provided by the customer

Nationwide Building Society

Head Office details: Sort code 070093, Account number 33333334 

Account type Description Enter details
     
FLEX Eight-digit account number with sort code 074456 or 070116  
Not to be confused with eight-digit CASHBUILDER account Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 070116  
  FLEX - Identified by a 6 before the account number Thirteen-digit reference number

For example, 0234/615092431

Sixteen-digit to eighteen-digit card numbers beginning 63900 or 564120 If the first digit after the oblique (/) is a 6, enter the eight figures after the 6 and sort code 070116
Contact the customer for an eight-digit account number and six-digit sort code  
  CASHBUILDER
(Card type) Eight-digit account number with sort code 070030
Not to be confused with eight-digit FLEX account Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 070030
  CASHBUILDER
(Passbook type) Thirteen-digit reference number
For example, 0628/1345789910 Enter head office account number and sort code, and the customer’s personal reference number including the oblique  
  Any other investment Fourteen-digit reference number
For example, 336-1-14027381-06 Enter head office bank account number and sort code, and the customer’s personal reference number including the hyphens

Newbury Building Society

Sort code 622874, Account number 00000000, (Sponsor Bank Nat West Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Seven-digit reference number Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Newcastle Building Society

Sort code 235954, Account number 00000008, (Sponsor Bank Barclays Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
  Three letters and seven numbers ending in three letters  
For example: ABC 1234567 DEF Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number
Note: Leave a space between the letters and numbers

North Lanarkshire Municipal Bank

Sort code 822000, Account number 90005528, (Sponsor Bank Clydesdale Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
  Eight-digit account reference number Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number

Northern Bank

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Eight-digit account number Enter eight-digit account number and six-digit sort code provided by the customer
All Nine-digit account number The customer must be advised to contact their branch to obtain the correct eight-digit account number

Northern Rock

Sort code 086115, Account number 00000515, (Sponsor Bank Co-operative Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
Cheque Eight-digit account number, usually starting with 9 or 51, 52, 53, 54 Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 086064
Others Account reference number made up of five figures, one letter a hyphen and five more figures  

For example: 12345A-12345

Long numbers beginning 56410900…. These are card references, not account numbers. The correct details must be obtained from the customer Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number including the hyphen

Norwich and Peterborough Building Society

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Eight-digit account number and sort code 086081 Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 086081
All Nine-digit account number starting with a zero Leave the zero off and enter the next eight-digit account number and sort code 086081
All Seven-digit account numbers Enter a zero and the seven-digit account number, and sort code 086081
All Ten-digit account numbers Enter the first eight digits of the account number and sort code 086081
All Eighteen-digit card numbers beginning 4903… Contact Bank Liaison to obtain the correct details

Nottingham Building Society

Sort code 608009, Account number 96875364, (Sponsor Bank Nat West Bank plc) 

Account type Description Enter details
     
All Account numbers vary from seven to eleven digits Enter sponsor bank account number, sort code and customer’s personal reference number