Renewal Program Payment Options
Your firm's Renewal Account is the account your firm will use to pay its annual renewal of FINRA, SRO and jurisdiction/state registrations for both the firm and its registered representatives.
For Renewal payment deadlines and other important dates, please see the Renewal Program Calendar.
Firms may use any of the following acceptable payment options:
Web CRD/IARD E-Pay:
Web CRD/IARD E-Pay enables a firm to authorize electronic payment directly from its designated bank account to its Renewal Account. Electronic payments (ACH payments) submitted by 8 p.m., Eastern Time (ET), should post within two business days to the firm's Renewal Account. FINRA does not charge firms any fees for using Web CRD/IARD E-Pay; however, firms should verify if their banks charge any additional fees. Enrollment is required to use this application. For your convenience, a hyperlink to E-Pay is on your firm’s renewal statement.
Web CRD/IARD E-Pay Navigation Guide: Provides detailed instruction on how to enroll and use this payment method.
Firms may wire funds into their Renewal Account.
Automatic Daily Account-to-Renewal Account Transfer:
Beginning on Dec. 13, 2012, and through Dec. 21, 2012, if a firm has sufficient funds available in its Daily Account to cover the total renewal fees due, then FINRA will automatically transfer funds from a firm's Web CRD/IARD Daily Account to its Renewal Account. Please Note: If your firm does not want funds automatically transferred then ensure FINRA receives payment in your firm's Renewal Account using Web CRD/IARD E-Pay or by wire transfer. Separately, if your firm needs to transfer funds between affiliated firms, you should submit a Web CRD/IARD Funds Transfer Request form.
This automatic Daily Account-to-Renewal Account transfer process will also be applied daily beginning Jan. 11, 2013, through Feb. 4, 2013, for payment of Final Renewal Statements which are due on Feb. 1, 2013.
Please note that the separate renewal check payment address has been eliminated and all Web CRD/IARD check payments sent to FINRA are now only deposited into firms' Daily Accounts. If you mail a check to pay your firm's renewal fees, it will not be applied to your Renewal Account until Dec. 13, 2012, when FINRA begins the automatic Daily Account-to-Renewal Account transfer noted above. For inclusion in the automatic transfer, please ensure that you have sufficient funds in your Daily Account to cover the total renewal fees due. If you would like your renewal payment to be applied before Dec. 13, 2012, then you must pay using Web CRD/IARD E-Pay or with a wire transfer directly to your Renewal Account.
Check Payment Addresses:
If your firm’s accounting software (e.g., Quicken, Quickbooks) stores vendor addresses, please update them for Web CRD/IARD check payments to the addresses shown below. Make sure you copy the appropriate address exactly as it appears below. If you exclude any of the information, it may delay the receipt of your payment.
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FINRAP.O. Box 7777-9995
Philadelphia, PA 19175-0001
(Note: This P.O. Box will not accept courier or overnight deliveries.)
500 Ross Street 154-0455
Pittsburgh, PA 15262
Provide the following phone number if one is required for the recipient: (301) 869-6699