Fees & Accounting

The Web CRD system facilitates the collection and disbursement of fees associated with filings processed through the system. The links available on this Web page provide important information on registration-related fees and payments, as well as guidance with the CRD Accounting functionality.


Please refer to the Web CRD Accounting Quick Reference Guide for detailed information on the accounting functionality.


IMPORTANT: Web CRD/IARD Accounting Shutdown Period
On Thursday, July 17, 2014, FINRA will begin upgrading its accounting system. As a result of the system upgrade, payments received on July 17 and 18, will not post to Flex-Funding Accounts until the morning of Monday, July 21. Web CRD and IARD will continue to process filings during this time as long as firms have sufficient funds available to cover the associated costs of your registration filings.

Please consider delivery and processing time when submitting payment:

  • In order to ensure that your firm has sufficient funds available, FINRA recommends you send overnight check payments no later than Friday, July 11. Check payments sent via U.S. Postal Service first-class mail will likely require additional delivery time.
  • Wire transfers received by 2 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), and E-Bill payments submitted by 8 p.m., ET, on Wednesday, July 16, will be available on Thursday, July 17.


Effective February 1, 2014, FINRA switched its banking services to a new bank, Bank of America. This bank change will impact firms making wire transfer or check payments to FINRA to fund their FINRA Flex-Funding Account. For additional details, visit the Web CRD Payment Methods and Addresses Web page.


FINRA-registered firms may contact the Gateway Call Center at (301) 869-6699, with any questions or comments.


Joint broker-dealer/investment adviser (BD/IA) firms should also review the IARD accounting information provided on the IARD website.

Last Updated: 7/3/2014