ACH Processing Requirements
|ACH Effective Date||Process 2 days*|
Prior by 3:00 pm
|If Processing Day is a Federal Holiday **|
|Wednesday||Monday||Friday of Prior Week|
|Tuesday||Friday of Prior Week||Thursday of Prior Week|
|Monday||Thursday of Prior Week||Wednesday of Prior Week|
Example: If you want an ACH transfer to be effective on Friday, you have to submit it by 3:00 pm, Wednesday. If Wednesday is a Federal Holiday, you have to submit it one day earlier, Tuesday, before 3:00pm.
* As an emergency/backup we can process one (1) day prior to the effective date. Some Banks and Credit Unions do not process their received transactions until later on the effective date, making funds available to recipients as much as 1 day late.
** No ACH processing may be done on a Federal Holiday. ACH files are not collected or posted to accounts on these days.
Chemical Bank offices are closed on the following Federal Holidays:
For holidays falling on Sunday, the holiday is observed the following Monday