Extended Industry Sort Code Directory
Minimise your organisations incidence of unpaid Direct Debits and unapplied Bacs Direct Credits by downloading up to date sort code data more frequently.
The Extended Industry Sort Code Directory (EISCD) is the new version of the Industry Sort Code Directory (ISCD) – a downloadable database containing information about all payment service providers that are connected to the UK clearing systems. These include Bacs, Faster Payments, CHAPS Sterling and Cheque and Credit Clearing.
The EISCD contains the following information relating to payment service providers offices or branches:
Common uses of it are:
It is possible that you may already be accessing the EISCD via your existing Bacs software solution. If you are unsure about this check with your solution supplier.
If you are not making use of it via your solution supplier, find out more about EISCD.
The quarterly fee enables you to download the data as frequently as you wish. You should download the EISCD at least once a month, however, the recommended frequency for downloading is weekly to ensure your systems have the latest possible information.
Visit EISCD for further information and to sign up to receive downloads.