What Is My State Employees’ Credit Union Routing Number?

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State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) is a credit union designed to meet the financial needs of North Carolina employees and their families. With over 260 branches and 1,100 ATMs, SECU is widely prevalent in North Carolina but does not service any other states.

The routing number for SECU is 253177049.

What Is a Routing Number?

Sometimes, we supply our account number so often that we forget about the importance of the routing number right beside it.

Also known as a routing transit number or ABA routing number, your routing number is a financial identifier that uses numerical form to communicate your bank’s information to other banks. Regardless of where you are in the world, your bank’s routing number will immediately and easily relay your bank and account details when you transfer money from one bank to another.

A routing number is an integral part of your account, helping to facilitate financial transactions such as wire transfers and electronic funds withdrawals for tax payments. You also will need to supply your routing number when setting up direct deposit payments from your job or another source.

Where Can You Find Your State Employees’ Credit Union Routing Number?

A graphic showing the location of the routing, account, and check number on a check.

Finding your ABA routing number for your checking account is easy. The routing number is available via online banking or you can contact customer service available 24/7 at (888) 732-8562.

You can also look at your personal checks. In the bottom-left corner of your personal check, there is a series of nine numbers listed. These nine digits make up your bank’s routing number. The numbers located beside it to the right are your account number, and the check number is listed after that.

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