Need to wire money?

Let's make transfer services easy.

Sometimes a wire transfer just makes sense. We can help members send and receive funds by wire both domestically and internationally. To complete a wire transfer, call 281.856.5300 or visit any branch location

Wire Transfer requirements and best practices.

Be prepared to complete a wire transfer securely and easily with these requirements and tips in mind.

Domestic wire transfer requirements.

Be prepared when you call or visit a branch location and have the following information that is required to complete an Outgoing Domestic Wire Transfer:

  • Sender’s First and Last Name
  • Sender’s member and account # (ex. 123456 – 2)
  • Phone Number
  • Sender’s email
  • Purpose of Wire
  • Amount of Wire
  • Signature
  • Receiving Bank Name
  • Receiving Bank Routing #
  • Recipient First and Last Name
  • Recipient Account #
  • Recipient Address
  • Swift Code (if applicable)
  • Further Credit to (if applicable)
  • Special Instructions (if applicable)
  • Title Company (if the wire is going to a Title Company)

International wire transfer requirements.

Be prepared when you call or visit a branch location and have all the following information that is required to complete an Outgoing International Wire Transfer:

  • Sender’s First and Last Name
  • Sender’s member and account # (ex. 123456 – 2)
  • Phone Number
  • Sender’s email
  • Date of Transfer
  • Amount of Wire (must specify currency)
  • Signature
  • Receiving Bank Name
  • Receiving Bank Routing #
  • Receiving Bank Address
  • Recipient First and Last Name
  • Recipient Account #
  • Recipient Address
  • Country to Transfer To
  • Swift Code/IBAN # (if applicable)
  • Further Credit to (if applicable)
  • Special Instructions (if applicable)
  • Title Company (if the wire is going to a Title Company)


Special notes for International wires to:

  • Mexico: Must have the 18-digit CLABE number
  • European countries: Must have IBAN number
  • The IBAN number varies in length, depending on the country of origin. It consists of a Two Character International Organization for Standardization (ISO) country code, a TWO digits IBAN check digit, a bank identifier (if used) and an account number. IBAN code is a maximum of 34 alphanumeric characters.
  • Canada: Must have a Transit Code in addition to the SWIFT code. A SWIFT code is 8-11 digits in length.
     

Requirements for receiving wire transfers.

When wiring money TO First Community Credit Union, please follow these instructions:

CREDIT: FIRST COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION
HOUSTON, TEXAS
ABA/ROUTING #: 313084674

FINAL CREDIT TO: MEMBER'S NAME
ACCOUNT NUMBER (Be specific)

For example, if your account number is 123456 and you want funds deposited to your checking account, write your account number on the wire form as 123456-2.
There is no fee for Incoming Wire Transfers.

Countries barred from wire transfer services.

List of countries NOT permitted to send or receive wire transfers:

Syria
Zimbabwe
Belarus
The Ivory Coast
The Congo
The Sovereignty of Lebanon (or its Democratic Processes and Institutions)
The Balkans
Libya
Burma (Myanmar)
Cuba
Iran
Iraq
Liberia
North Korea
Sudan

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