What is a Building Society Roll Number?

In this brief guide, we are going to answer the question “What is a building society roll number”


What is a Building Society Roll Number?

A building society roll number is a number used to identify your account. If you are making a payment to a building society then you need the roll number. You should add the roll number in the reference section.

Most banks now have an account number and sort code rather than a roll number.

Please note: If you have used a roll number as the reference of the payment you are sending, you must not type anything else in the reference field.

Does Your bank have a roll number?

Your bank may not have a roll number anymore as it is a bank and not a building society. Roll numbers are primarily used by building societies and banks such as yours will have replaced their roll numbers with sort code numbers and account numbers.

If you are looking for your roll number you may be able to find it by looking at your old bank letters.

In this brief guide, we discussed what a roll number is. If you have any questions or comments please let us know below.