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Automated Standard Application for Payments

Automated Standard Application for Payments

Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) is a completely electronic payment application for federal agencies to quickly and securely disburse funds to recipient organizations.

Federal agencies enroll recipient organizations, authorize their payments, and manage their accounts. Recipient organizations then request payments from these pre-authorized accounts.

Recipient organizations include state and local governments, educational and financial institutions, vendors and contractors, profit and non-profit entities and Indian tribal organizations.

The Department of the Treasury provides this service at no cost to federal agencies and their recipient organizations through

Getting Started

ASAP Training Opportunities

Upcoming free training to learn more about

Contact Customer Support to find out about additional training opportunities.

Benefits of ASAP

Online payment application that provides a quick and reliable method for federal agencies to fund, pay, and manage recipient organizations

Secure and efficient online banking with same and next day payment options for your recipients

Online and automated reporting (e.g. account statements, balances, requests and payments)

One payment system with multiple electronic payment solutions for agencies and recipients

Role-based system that provides the right access to the right users.

Funds held within Treasury control until paid

Helps federal agencies replace manual processes with secure paperless processes

Helps federal agencies replace time consuming and costly check returns with electronic returns

Helps federal agencies replace cash and check payments with electronic payments

Free for federal agencies and recipient organizations to use

Program Features

  • Agencies create and update ASAP accounts for recipients via online or batch
  • Agencies submit paperless authorizations to alter the available balance of these accounts
  • Agencies can warehouse authorizations up to a year in advance
  • Agencies can set withdrawal limits to control recipient payments
  • Recipients submit paperless payment requests online
  • Recipients select Fedwire to receive payments within minutes
  • Recipients select ACH to receive payments within the same or following day
  • ASAP automatically rejects payment requests that exceed the available balance
  • ASAP allows agencies to intervene and approve or reject payment requests
  • ASAP allows electronic payment returns and book entry adjustments
  • ASAP provides access to up-to-the-minute reports
  • ASAP allows agencies to subscribe to automatically receive end of day reports
  • ASAP allows agencies to focus on their distinct mission not payment problems

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Payment Solutions

Authorize ACH and Fedwire Payments to Recipient Organizations

Authorize Digital Payments to Agency-directed Recipients

Authorize Letter of Credit Payments to Reimburse Contractors and Financial Institutions

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Last modified 11/07/19