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Wire Transfers

Important Notice
Regarding Wire Transfers

The process for sending wire transfers has changed, effective October 28, 2013.

Read about the new process »

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.
ABA Number:2759-7907-6
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 LocationSpecial Requirement(s)
Australia6-Digit BSB Number
Canada9-Digit Transit Code
ChinaBeneficiary's Phone Number and Wire Purpose
EuropeIBAN Number (2-digit Country Code followed by alpha numeric values)
Hong Kong6-Digit Routing Code
IndonesiaBeneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose (if sent in local currency)
IsraelIBAN Number
JapanBranch Code
Kenya5-Digit Branch or Sort Code
MexicoCLABE Number, Mexico's 18-Digit Account Number
Saudi ArabiaIBAN Number
South KoreaBeneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose
TaiwanBeneficiary Phone Number
ThailandBeneficiary Phone Number and Wire Purpose (if sent in local currency)
United Arab EmiratesIBAN 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
  • Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Matricula Consular of Mexico



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