The EISCD is the definitive sort code directory for the UK.
EISCD sort code data comes directly from the banks, and is maintained by Vocalink on behalf of the UK Payments Administration.
Avoid Payment Rejections
Use accurate sort code reference data to make sure your payments work first time
Avoid the cost of manually correcting and resubmitting failed payments
Improve Customer Perception
Maintain your reputation with customers, suppliers and your employees with trouble free frictionless payments
The EISCD sort code directory contains essential information for any business processing Direct Debits or Direct Credits, including:
Branch address and telephone
SWIFT BIC code
Participation in clearing systems, e.g. Direct Debit, Direct Credit, Faster Payments, CHAPS and more
We can help
As a BACS approved software supplier, we have in house experts on hand to help you get the most from the EISCD
Automatically download sort code directory via an API or manually download from the customer Portal
Pre-processed ready for direct import into your Master Data
Choice of frequency
Weekly or monthly
Frequently Asked Questions
Where does the EISCD data come from?
EISCD data comes directly from the banks themselves, so you can be sure it’s up to date and accurate. The data is collated by Vocalink.
How often is the EISCD updated?
You’ll be able to receive the latest sort code data once a week.
What formats are available?
EISCD data is available in text, XML, SAP, and JSON formats.
How do I receive the EISCD data?
After purchasing, you’ll be able to manually download the sort code directory from our customer portal or set up an automated job to download the data via an API
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