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Treasury Check Information System (TCIS)

When is TCIS available?

6:00 AM to Midnight, Monday through Friday, ET
7:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, ET
Note: Sunday hours may be limited

How can I find the status of files I have sent to TCIS?

Use the Transmittal Control and Disbursing Office Maintenance Subsystem of TCIS (TCDOMS). We strongly encourage you to monitor the status of files you submit to TCIS. This includes files for

  • Issuing checks
  • Available check cancellations (ACCs)
  • Unavailable check cancellations (UCCs)

If I use PACER On-Line, must I still enroll in TCIS?

Yes. To enroll:

if you work in the Bureau of the Fiscal Service Go to the Fiscal Service intranet, under Payments, TCIS
If you work outside the Bureau of the Fiscal Service Go to Getting Started with TCIS.

Using TCIS gives PACER On-line users these benefits:

  • Get Automated Clearing House (ACH) and claims information in one place.
  • See check images in real time.
  • Use your web browser to see check and ACH payment information, history of check claims, and images of paid U.S. Treasury checks

When a user gets information by payee ID, does that user also see other agency records?

No. Information is displayed based on the user's profile. Users can only see information that they have permission to access.

Do I need specific software to see check images?

Not for images less than 2 years old. They will display in your browser.

For images that are more than 2 years old, you will need Microsoft Office Document Imaging.

If you are having problems seeing images for checks more than 2 years old, follow these steps:

  1. From the Start menu, choose All Programs.
  2. In the list of programs, choose Microsoft Office.
  3. Within the Microsoft Office list, choose Microsoft Office Tools and then Microsoft Office Document Imaging.
  4. When the application opens, go to Tools.
  5. From Tools, Choose Options.
  6. Within Options, under the "Other" tab, click on Reset.

How far back can I see a check image?

TCIS has digital check images from October 1996 to the present.

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