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Electronic Transfer Account

What is an Electronic Transfer Account (ETA)?

The ETASM is an account designed by Treasury to ensure that individuals required to receive federal payments electronically have access to an account at a reasonable cost and with the same consumer protections available to other account holders at the same financial institution.

How do I get an Electronic Transfer Account?

To find an ETA Provider, call
1-800-333-1795 (option 1 then 3) toll free, or visit: www.eta-find.gov and click on "Search for Providers". This link also includes an interactive map that will allow you to search for ETA Providers in your state.

Quick Links for Financial Institutions

  • ETA Program Information Update Form
    This form allows a provider to update primary contact information, provide its Uniform Resource Locator (URL) address, and describe key features of its ETA.


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