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CRADA Payment Options

Option 1:  Mail a check to the Institute or Center

  • Make checks payable to the Institute or Center (e.g. National Cancer Institute).
  • Reference the CRADA number on each check.
  • It is recommended that funds are sent by trackable mail or courier using one of the following:
    • Regular USPS Mail (Tracking Services Recommended):
      ATTN: CRADA Funds Coordinator
      NCI Technology Transfer Center
      9609 Medical Center Drive
      Room 3W-204, MSC 9702
      Bethesda, MD 20892-9702
    • Overnight/Express Delivery:
      ATTN: CRADA Funds Coordinator
      NCI Technology Transfer Center
      9609 Medical Center Drive
      Room 3W-204, MSC 9702
      Rockville, MD 20850

Option 2:  Make Electronic Payments by Wire Transfer via Fedwire

  • To ensure NCI receives the payment, the Fedwire Field Tags 1510, 2000, 3400, 3600, 4200, 5000, and 6000 lines 1 & 2 must be completed with the “Required Information” data from the chart below.
  • Fedwire Field Tag 3100 is only required if payment is drawn from a foreign bank account.
  • These data are in addition to the Field Tags required by the banking institution.
Fedwire Field Tag Fedwire Field Name Required Information
1510 Type/Subtype 1000
2000 Amount Payment amount, U.S. Dollars (USD) only. Do not deduct financial institution's fees from the total due.
3100 Sender Bank ABA Routing Number Enter the sending US Correspondent bank's ABA routing number only for payments drawn on a Foreign Bank Account

Receiver ABA Routing Number

Receiver ABA Short Name



3600  Business Function Code CTR (or CTP)

Beneficiary Identifier (Acct #)

Beneficiary Name

875080031003 (12-digit gateway account # ending in the number 3 - required )**

DHHS/NIH (75080031)

5000 Originator Collaborator
6000 Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 1 Institute or Center Name
6000 Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 2 CRADA _____

Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 3

CAN _____
6000 Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 4 Invoice # _____

*The financial institution address for Treasury’s routing number is: 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045
**CRADA payments ending in any number other than the number 3 for the 12-digit gateway account # in Field Tag 4200 will cause the Fedwire to be returned.


Fedwire Agency Contacts:
Karen Johnson: 301-496-0896;
Deitra Whitehead: 301-594-8942;

Option 3:  Use the U.S. Government's Portal for Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payments for NCI only

Note: The only way to make an ACH CRADA payment is to use the U.S. Government’s portal. Federal Reserve Banks reject ACH payments received any other way.

  • Go to and enter “NIH NCI CRADA Payments” in the Search bar on the top left of the home page. Click on the Search button to find the form.
  • NIH NCI CRADA Payments is the first option from the search results. Click on the blue “Continue” button.
  • Read and follow the directions to complete the form (see additional info below).
  • Complete the bank information when requested.
  • Additional information needed to complete the form:
    • Agency: HHSNIHOFM (HHS National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Financial Management)
    • Agency Tracking ID: 75161978427
    • Application Name: NIH CRADA Payments
  • Updated:

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