Making payments via auto debit
When you’re making a payment with a merchant, you may have the option to pay via auto debit, with your account and routing numbersyour account and routing numbersyour account and routing numbers. These payments go through the ACH (automated clearinghouse) network, and there are a few things to keep in mind when using them.
How long does it take?
Auto debits are usually processed in 1-5 business days.
What information do I need to set up an auto-debit?
First, head to the merchant's website to see what they ask for. You'll definitely need your account and routing numbersaccount and routing numbersaccount and routing numbers and may possibly need a bank address. (If you already have your account number our routing number is 062201601.) If they do need an address, give them the name and address of our partner bank:
P.O. Box 515
Birmingham, AL 35201-0515
Some merchants will ask for a voided check when you set up an auto-debit. When this happens, head over to our Direct Deposit form on the web. It has a voided check on it, which you can download and print after filling out the form.