Web EFT Schema Documentation and Schema Files

These documents provide a formatted version and explanatory text for firms to follow in building batch forms and retrieving reports. These documents are updated periodically to reflect any changes to the Web CRD form filing and Web EFTTM reports schemas.

Web EFT requires all data in XML format. Any form filings submitted via Web EFT must also comply with Web CRD's completeness checks and business rules.

U4/U5/NRF and BR Schema Files (.XSD format)

The form filing schema files may be downloaded to a user's computer and loaded locally into a user's XML editing software. This permits the user to validate files against the CRD Form Filing schema immediately, without the need to repeatedly upload batch form filings and wait for the results.

As a courtesy, generic sample form filings are provided below. Please note that these are not intended to serve as templates, but rather to provide a visual representation of what filings may look like in the updated format. Additionally, we have provided a link to the blank versions of the forms and the accompanying instructions for reference purposes. 

Reports Schema Files (.XSD format)

The following reports schema files provide the basic data elements to help users build their tables.

BIR Mapping Document (PDF format)

The following document highlights the elements that have changed between BIR version 04/2014 and 10/2005.

Web Service Schema Files (.XSD format)

The following web service documentation provides the schema and sample files.

For questions that you may have regarding Web EFT, please contact the Gateway Call Center at (301) 869-6699 or by email.