Check Adjustment Services Operations Resources

The following resources will provide you with detailed information and valuable links to help support the processing of check adjustment requests through the Federal Reserve Banks.

Check Adjustments Quick Reference Guide (QRG)

Check Adjustments Quick Reference Guide includes detailed information on investigation types and documentation, including:

  • Listing of the proper usage of each investigation type
  • Action to be taken by your financial institution
  • Action taken by the Federal Reserve Banks
  • Reporting time frame for submitting requests
  • Listing of requirements for acknowledgment
  • Information on any required attachments
Electronic Check Adjustment Entry Information

Electronic Check Adjustment Entry Information provides detailed information on submission of check adjustment electronically, including:

  • Information on when to submit check adjustments electronically
  • Procedures and requirements for Documents to Follow (DTF) Archive
  • Quick reference guide for FedLine message types
Electronic Check Adjustment File Upload Information

The Computer Interface Protocol Specifications (CIPS) document provides information on file format specifications required for uploading a file of messages via FedLine. The CIPS document can be found in the Support Center of FedLine Home which requires credentials to access.

Non-Electronic Check Adjustment, or Paper-Based, Check Adjustment Services

Non-Electronic Check Adjustment, or Paper-Based, Check Adjustment Services provides detailed information on submission of paper-based check adjustment requests.

For more information about check adjustment services, visit the service offerings pages or contact your account executive.

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