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International Treasury Services

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service provides international payment services to federal agencies in nearly 200 countries. enables federal agencies to issue foreign currency payments to international recipients as an electronic, check, or Western Union payment.

ITS enables agencies to issue international U.S. dollar wire transfer payments without a corresponding U.S. financial institution. Fiscal Service processes monthly recurring benefit payments, foreign payroll, vendor, and miscellaneous payments.

Free for Federal Agencies

There is no cost to federal agencies to use The U.S. Treasury pays all transaction fees associated with processing international payments and collections.

Benefits of ITS

Secure web-based application for making international payments, including collections

All payments are OFAC-screened. OFAC administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals

Alleviates the increasing check cashing issues with recipients outside the U.S. will allow for spot or advanced rate currency options

Enrollment is easy!!!

Offers the lowest costs for sending international payments

Purchases the foreign currency amount at the time of payment at the most competitive rate possible, maximizing agency cash management.

Employs the latest enhanced security technology including two factor authentication through PKI

Expedites payment settlement

Provides the ability to process international electronic payments in emerging markets

Reference and Guidance

For regulations and guidance pertaining to ITS, visit the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) pages.


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Last modified 09/27/19