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Wire Transfer Requests

                

Documentation Required:

The individual requesting a Wire Transfer must submit the following completed documents to the Accounts Payable Department:

1. Accounts Payable Approval Form - (link will take you to the Controller's page)

2. *Wire Transfer Instruction Forms - see links below to download domestic (within the USA) and foreign wire transfer forms

3. Supporting documentation - invoices, email(s), etc.

It is imperative that departments requesting wire transfers verify the authenticity of the banking information via direct call to the vendor.

Wire Transfer Forms:

Domestic Wire Transfer Form

The following information will be needed:

  • Bank name, city, state and zip code
  • Bank’s ABA number
  • Beneficiary’s Account number
  • Beneficiary’s name, city, state and zip code
  • Amount to be paid
  • Banner index and account number
  • Contact name and number of staff initiating wire

A $10 charge is assessed to the requestor's Banner account to offset the cost of the wire transfer.

Foreign Wire Transfer Form

The following information will be needed:

  • Bank name and complete address
  • SWIFT Code (The SWIFT code is an 8 or 11 alphanumeric characters long)
  • Currency
  • Beneficiary’s name and complete address
  • Beneficiary’s account number
  • Banner index and account number
  • Contact name and number of staff initiating wire

If the vendor/beneficiary requires payment in foreign currency please read the section Disbursements in Foreign Currency

Foreign wires will take a few days for the beneficiary to receive the funds. A $22 charge is assessed to the requestor's Banner account to offset the cost of the foreign wire transfer.