Member Services » Wire Transfers
The process for sending wire transfers has changed, effective October 28, 2013.
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Regarding Wire Transfers
Moving money almost anywhere in the world is convenient and safe with wire transfers. Domestic wire transfers usually occur within 24 hours, while international wire transfers typically reach the
destination within 7 business days.
Wire Transfer Instructions
To send money using standard wire transfer, please log in to Web Branch and complete the wire transfer request form, or visit our nearest branch. Please refer to the instructions below to gather the necessary information.
Wiring Funds TO Your UW Credit Union Account
|The "sending" institution will need the following information.|
|Our Name:||University of Wisconsin Credit Union|
|Our Address:||3500 University Avenue|
Madison, WI 53705
|Member Information:||Your full name,|
Address as it appears on your account,
UW Credit Union Account Number
Note: UW Credit Union does not have a Swift Code, IBAN or other international routing code, nor do we have a correspondent bank. You are able to wire funds
to your UW Credit Union Account without this information. Your international financial institution will have a corresponding bank in the U.S. they can wire to, which will
forward the funds to UW Credit Union using our ABA routing number: 2759-7907-6.
Wiring Funds FROM Your UW Credit Union Account
You must present a Class A ID to initiate wire transfer*.
|UW Credit Union needs the following information.|
|Institution to receive wire:||Receiving Financial Institution's Name,
ABA Number (domestic only),
Swift code or other international banking code,
Receiving Financial Institution's Address
|Individual to receive wire:||Recipient's Name,
Recipient's Address as it appears on their account,
Recipient's Phone Number,
Recipient's Account Number
|Intermediary Financial Institution (if applicable):||Intermediary Financial's Name,
Intermediary Financial's ABA number (domestic only),
Intermediary Financial's Address,
Intermediary Financial's Account number at receiving bank
Special Wire Requirements
Some countries require additional codes or other information to complete international wire transfers. You are responsible for providing this information prior to initiating a wire transfer. Codes can be obtained from the Beneficiary's Bank.
|Wire-To Location||Special Requirement(s)|
|Australia||6-Digit BSB Number|
|Canada||9-Digit Transit Code|
|China||Beneficiary's Phone Number and Wire Purpose|
|Europe||IBAN Number (2-digit Country Code followed by alpha numeric values)|
|Hong Kong||6-Digit Routing Code|
|Indonesia||Beneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose (if sent in local currency)|
|Kenya||5-Digit Branch or Sort Code|
|Mexico||CLABE Number, Mexico's 18-Digit Account Number|
|Saudi Arabia||IBAN Number|
|South Korea||Beneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose|
|Taiwan||Beneficiary Phone Number|
|Thailand||Beneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose (if sent in local currency)|
|United Arab Emirates||IBAN Number|
Domestic transfers usually reach the destination within 24 hours. International transfers vary; please refer to the combined disclosure for the date the funds will be
available to the recipient. Crediting of wired funds is based on the receiving institution's policy. Wires sent to UW Credit Union are credited at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
and 4:00 p.m. CT.
Processing fees apply when sending and receiving wired funds. Please see fee schedule for details. International wires sent from consumer accounts
must comply with the Reg. E/Remittance Transfer Rule. The rule provides you with an enhanced disclosure as well as cancellation and error resolution rights.
*Accepted Forms of ID (Class A):
- U.S. Driver's License
- U.S. State ID
- U.S. Military ID
- Permanent Resident Card
- Matricula Consular of Mexico