FedCash® Services Setup

Thank you for choosing FedCash Services. We are excited to work with you to make this a smooth and easy transition. Following are the steps you will need to take to streamline your implementation process, including contacts to help you with questions at any step along the way. If you need overall advice in any step of the process, consult your local FedCash Services contact.

Step 1 - Select Service Options

The following links will help you determine what service features are right for your institution:

Step 2 - Assess Access Needs

Use the following links to determine which access solution provides the services/features your organization needs and the number and type of Subscribers who will need access to those solutions in your organization.

Step 3 - Review Rules and Regulations

Federal Reserve Financial Services use is governed by applicable Operating Circulars (OCs). In addition, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System has responsibility for implementing certain laws pertaining to a wide range of banking and financial activities. The following apply to FedCash Services.

Operating Circulars
  • Operating Circular 2: Cash Services - governs the ordering and depositing of cash.
  • Operating Circular 5: Electronic Access - covers terms for electronically accessing Federal Reserve Financial Services
Currency Recirculation Policy

Governs the ordering and depositing of $10 and $20 notes efficiently.

Currency Quality Program

Outlines standards set for determining if used currency will return to circulation after fitness sorting.

Due Diligence Procedures

Provides information on required steps to validate the authenticity of your institution's staff members.

Step 4 - Review Setup and Processing Documentation

Implementation and user guides and other resources are available for your review to help you through the start-up process, as well as to help you use the service to its fullest potential.

Frequently Asked Questions

Provides detailed answers for popular inquiries.

FedCash Access Manager Roadmap

Provides step by step details for expanding staff roles for FedCash Services.

Step 5 - Review Hardware/Software Requirements

Evaluate all internal software/hardware systems and compare to Federal Reserve Bank requirements to determine if changes are needed for a successful production cutover.

Step 6 - Complete Forms/Agreements

Now that you've determined your access solution, service features and Subscriber needs, you can proceed to document all your decisions in the required forms.

Questions? Consult your local FedCash Services contact.

Current FedLine customers:

  • If your End User Authorization Contact (EUAC) has authority to manage access for FedCash Services, your EUAC should complete a Subscriber Request Form online, requesting to modify your access to include FedCash Service. Self-Service EUACs are encouraged to submit Subscriber requests via the EUAC Center within FedLine Home. EUACs must define access level for each FedCash Services Subscriber in your organization. It is critical for your organization to have credentialed staff available.
  • If not, your organization must first submit a modified EUAC Form (PDF) to include FedCash Services.

Questions? Contact your Customer Contact Center.

New FedLine customers:

Questions? Contact your Customer Contact Center.

Step 7 - Congratulations! Begin processing Federal Reserve Financial Services

You can begin ordering and depositing cash with the Federal Reserve Banks. Now that you are using FedCash Services, don't forget to review the eLearning tools to ensure you are using FedCash Services to its fullest potential.

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