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Fedwire® Funds Resources

To facilitate the day-to-day payment operations of financial institutions nationwide, we offer you the resources listed below related to our Fedwire Services. If you have any questions about these resources, please contact your designated Wholesale Operations Site.

Fedwire Funds Service ISO 20022 Implementation Center

Access information about the background, resources and migration updates related to the Fedwire Funds Service.

Fedwire Services Volume and Value Statistics

Provides volumes and dollar values of transfers for the Fedwire Funds Service and the Fedwire Securities Service.

E-Payments Routing Directory

Helps you search for Fedwire Funds Service and Fedwire Securities Service participants by name, location (state or state/city) or routing number.

Fedwire Funds Service Market Convention for Dodd-Frank Remittance Transfers

Outlines the standard practice (market convention) for identifying remittance transfers sent via the Fedwire Funds Service. Effective February 7, 2013, Fedwire Funds Service participants that send international funds transfers on behalf of consumers located in the U.S. (“remittance transfers”) may become subject to the remittance transfer requirements contained in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s final rule implementing section 1073 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Section 1073 of the Dodd-Frank Act”) (Off-site).

Operating Circular 6

Sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Federal Reserve Banks provide the Fedwire Funds Service for participants.

Fedwire Services Frequently Asked Questions

The Federal Reserve is committed to providing the answers and information you need. Answers to many of our customers' most frequently asked questions about Fedwire Services can be found using the link above.

Fedwire Services Extension Guidelines

Provides guidelines for extensions to depository institutions.

Regulation J (Off-site)

Establishes procedures, duties and responsibilities among Federal Reserve Banks and the senders and recipients of Fedwire funds transfers.

Fedwire Funds Service Market Practice to support SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) and Unique End-to-End Transaction Reference (UETR)

The Federal Reserve Banks have created a market practice to allow Fedwire Funds Service participants to carry information in tag {3620} Payment Notification related to the SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) service. The market practice also supports the ability for Fedwire Funds Service participants to include a unique end-to-end transaction reference (UETR) in tag {3620} even when the transaction is not subject to the SWIFT gpi service.

For additional details, see Fedwire Funds Service market practice to support SWIFT gpi and the UETR (PDF).

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

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