Fedwire® Funds Service Education

The Federal Reserve Banks offer the following education materials and online learning opportunities to help support use of our Fedwire Funds Service.

Fedwire, CHIPS and SWIFT Message Format Mapping Information

This resource provides information to compare the Fedwire Funds Service message format to the CHIPS message format, SWIFT MT format and the ISO 20022 (the Universal Financial Industry (UNIFI) Message Scheme). This information will help your institution learn more about these message formats and gain a better understanding of how they relate to each other.

Extended Remittance Information Resource Center

This page provides a one-stop-shop for Fedwire message format information, providing you with a quick reference to format specifications, implementation guides, best practices, articles, frequently asked questions and so much more.

International Payments Resource Center

This resource center provides the background information and tools you need to use the Federal Reserve Banks’ international payments services. Visit this page for processing basics, industry rules, promotional resources and news articles that focus on FedGlobal® ACH Payments, foreign and Canadian check processing and sending international wires via the Fedwire Funds Service.

For more information about Fedwire Funds Service, visit the service offerings pages or contact your account executive.

"SWIFT" is a trademark of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL

"CHIPS" is a registered service mark of The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C.

"ISO" is a registered service mark of International Organization for Standardization.