The Federal Reserve Banks are modernizing the platform we use to support ACH processing services. This resource center presents information about the upcoming technology modernization and the impact on FedACH® Services.
Updated as of December 12, 2019
The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to providing the answers and information you need during our Automated Clearing House (ACH) modernization effort. The answers to many of our customers' most frequently asked questions can be found using the links below.
If your question is not answered by the information provided on the site, please check back periodically as we will continue to update this page throughout the modernization effort. Also, the Contact page provides a comprehensive list of service and support contacts that can assist you.
The Federal Reserve Banks are modernizing the platform we use to support ACH processing services by making a strategic investment in newer technology to ensure the continuing efficiency and business value of FedACH Services.
As the payments landscape continues to evolve toward faster and more secure processing, it is essential for us to take steps now to modernize our FedACH processing platform. We are designing a more distributed processing infrastructure that will allow more flexibility and scalability.
Transition to the new platform is currently targeted to occur in the second half of 2020, but we will keep you updated as the effort progresses.
The following groups will be encouraged to test with the Federal Reserve Banks:
Project updates will be communicated on the Communications page and this resource center.
As the transition date approaches, a customer change freeze period may be implemented. In the event of a freeze, financial institutions will be provided details in advance of the start of the freeze period.
FedACH and Check Services Customer Support are available to assist with any questions related to this project.
If you have questions, please contact FedACH and Check Services Customer Support at P: (877) 372-2457.