Bank Branch MICR Number Validation Tool
The MICR is a code printed on cheques using MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) technology. MICR code enables identification of cheques and which in-turns means faster processing of cheque instruments.
The MICR code is printed at the bottom of a cheque leaf, next to the cheque number. You can also find it on the first page of a bank savings account passbook, or wish to check it on the Reserve Bank of India’s website (https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/IFSCMICRDetails.aspx).
MICR is a 9-digit code
It comprises of 3 parts:
a) The first three digits represent the city (City Code). They are aligned with the PIN code we use for postal addresses in India.
b) The next 3 digits represent the bank (Bank Code)
c) The last 3 digits represent the branch (Branch Code)