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Remittance Transfer Rule

Resources to help industry participants understand, implement, and comply with the remittance transfer rule (subpart B of Regulation E). 

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Generally, compliance with the remittance transfer rule is mandatory for applications received on or after October 28, 2013. The Bureau has provided materials, including updated guides, to help industry comply with the rule.


Browse remittance transfer rule to see specific amendments to Regulation E.

Browse final rule defining larger participants in the international money transfer market.

Regulations and official interpretations

Browse the Remittance Rule (Subpart B of Regulation E, 12 CFR 1005) on:
Interactive Bureau Regulations | eCFR

Main remittance transfer rule provisions and official interpretations can be found in:

  • § 1005.30, Definitions
  • § 1005.31, Disclosures
  • § 1005.32, Estimates
  • § 1005.33, Error resolution
  • § 1005.34, Cancellation and refund of remittance transfers
  • § 1005.35, Acts of agents
  • § 1005.36, Transfers scheduled before date of transfer
  • Appendix A, Model disclosure clauses and forms


Small entity compliance guide

Download the latest version , version 4.0

Supervision and examination materials

Guide to how the Bureau will supervise and examine entities under its jurisdiction for compliance with Federal consumer financial law.

See the remittance transfer rule examination procedures


CFPB Bulletin 2012-08: Remittance transfer rule implementation


Browse model forms that comply with the remittance transfer rule.


The Bureau has presented a webinar related to the remittance transfer rule and its requirements. The webinar has not been updated since its original 2013 presentation. 

Browse remittance transfer rule webinar and presentation .

Additional materials

List of countries that qualify for an exception to the remittance transfer rule and consumer education materials

Safe harbor countries