Wire Transfers

Initiate and receive secure, convenient wire transfers right from your office

Key benefits

  • Secure – We use the latest security and fraud prevention techniques to keep your money safe
  • Speed – Domestic wire transfers processed straight through will settle through the external network within seconds
  • Global reach – We review all wires that don't go straight through to ensure the most efficient routing to the ultimate destination
  • Later deadlines for same-day processing – Our deadlines are late in the day, and we send your wires on value date
  • Maximum amount – Wire transfer amounts aren't limited by the external network used by BB&T for delivery to the recipient

How it works

  • Use any of our secure delivery channels to send us your wire transfer instructions:
    • CashManager OnLine®
    • Small Business Online
    • Commerce Gateway Payables
    • Corporate Call
    • Any BB&T branch
  • Your instructions are processed same day in our state-of-the-art wire transfer system
  • Wire transfers are sent via Fedwire, CHIPS or SWIFT networks


  • Reporting – We offer summary and detail electronic reporting for same-day or prior-day wire transfers through our online services
  • Domestic and international – Send US dollars anywhere in the US or the world (where permitted by law)
  • Foreign currency wire transfers – Send foreign currency wire transfers from CashManager OnLine, Corporate Call or any BB&T branch
  • Repetitive wire transfers – Enter most details once and send wire transfers to the same party on an ongoing basis
  • Straight-through processing – If you format your wire instructions to industry conventions, your wire transfers are eligible to go straight through our wire processing system, arriving at their destinations faster

Ready to get started?

By email

Have a Treasury Management representative contact you.

In person

Locate a branch.

By phone

Got questions?


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BB&T is a member of both CHIPS and SWIFT, organizations that facilitate international funds transfers. For all of BB&T Wire Transfer Services, the Fed Reference number is available to you immediately upon execution of the wire to the Fed unless there are insufficient funds in your account or corrections are needed.

Branch Banking and Trust Company, Member FDIC.