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Former Member
Apr 18, 2007 at 07:21 PM

EDI 820 format


Dear Experts,

I was told to create the specifications for EDI 820 format for Check payments to send Bank to create checks.

For Example:

Field Identifier Field Name 820 Max. Field Length 1 Field Description Data Population Rules/Comments

BPR01 Transaction Handling Code 1A Code designating the action to be taken on the instruction D – Make Payment Only

BPR02 Monetary Amount 18N Amount of payment or ACH debit Net amount to be paid. Cannot exceed 12 digits.

BPR03 Credit/Debit Flag Code 1A Code indicating whether amount is a credit or debit C – Credit

BPR04 Payment Method Code 3A Code identifying the type of wire transfer routing to be used for the beneficiary bank. CHK – Check

BPR05 Payment Format Code 3A Code identifying the payment format to be used PBC – Commercial/Corporate Check

BPR06 ODFI (Originating Depository Financial Institution) ID Number Qualifier 2N Numeric code indicating how the processing bank will be identified (i.e. by ABA or SWIFT code) 01 – ABA (9 digit bank identifier)


<u>How the abapers are going to know where get each field to populate that?</u>

Please Advise