Fedwire® Services Operations Resources

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

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 Resources

The following reference materials can assist you in using the Fedwire Funds Service. If you need additional assistance, please contact your designated Wholesale Operations Site.

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 Link)

Fedwire Funds Service Format Reference Guide (PDF)

Provides basic transfer information, as well as beneficiary and originator information. It also includes references for business function codes, type codes and subtype codes and other information for your daily use of the Fedwire Funds Service.

Operating Circular 6

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

Regulation J (Off-site Link)

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

Fedwire Securities Service Resources

The following reference materials can assist you in using the Fedwire Securities Service. If you need additional assistance, please contact your designated Wholesale Operations Site.

Automated Claims Adjustment Process (PDF)

Provides an overview of the three claims adjustment services offered for mortgage-backed securities: fail tracking, interim accounting and repo tracking.

Call Notices

Provides information on Fedwire-eligible securities that will be retired, or called, either in part or in full prior to their maturity date.

Clearing Memos

Provides information on enhancements or changes to the Fedwire Securities Service, including both technical and operational changes where applicable.

Issuer Guide

Provides a brief description of and contact information for governmental agencies and international organizations issuing book-entry securities through the Fedwire Securities Service.

Glossary

Explains terms related to the Fedwire Securities Service.

Operating Circular 7

Sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Federal Reserve Banks maintain securities accounts and effect transfers for participants through the Fedwire Securities Service.

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

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