827 Financial Return Notice

Functional Group FR

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Financial Return Notice Transaction set (827) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to report to the originator the inability to process, or modifications to, the original payment order.


Max use
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Financial ReturnMandatory
Max 1
To transmit information about the item being returned
RIC identifies error condition, amount, debit/credit and account number of item being returned.
Max 1
To specify the currency (dollars, pounds, francs, etc.) used in a transaction
Max 2
To uniquely identify a transaction to an application
Two iterations of the TRN should be used; one with a "1" in the TRN01 to provide a reference identification for the return notice, and one with a "2" in the TRN01 to provide a reference identification for the original payment transaction.
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max >1
To specify identifying information
REF provides additional identification, such as reference numbers originally sent with the payment order.
Date/Time ReferenceOptional
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
DTM provides additional identification, such as payment date, check date, postmark date, etc., originally sent with the payment order.
NM1 Loop
Repeat 10
Individual or Organizational NameMandatory
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
Address InformationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 5
To specify identifying information
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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