The Federal Reserve Banks’ Check Services will be unavailable between 3 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 21, 2018, and 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The freeze period is necessary to conduct a Systemwide contingency test.

During the test, check files will not be processed and deposit notifications will not be generated. Check files normally deposited during this period will need to be held and processed after the test is completed, which is expected to be after 2 p.m. ET on April 22, 2018. Please contact FedACH® and Check Services Customer Support at (877) 372-2457 with questions regarding this test.