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Wire Transfers

Wire Transfers offer accelerated clearings, enhanced cash flow, reduced return item risk and reduced processing costs.

They’re ideal if you:

  • Need to initiate a same-day payment
  • Need guaranteed funds
  • Have large-dollar transactions

General Incoming Wire Instructions to First Merchants Bank:

  • Wire to:  ABA # 074900657
  • Bank:  First Merchants Bank
  • BNF:  Customer Name
  • BNF AC#:  Customer Account Number

General Outgoing Wire Instructions from First Merchants Bank:

  • Wire to: Receiving Bank's 9 digit ABA Routing Number
  • Bank: Receiving Bank's name
  • BNF:  Customer Name Receiving the funds
  • BNF AC#:  Receiving Customer's Account Number

There is a fee for using the wire service.  International wires require more information and we use an intermediary bank.  Please call us at 1.800.205.3464 or stop in for more details.


Have questions or need assistance? Just give us a call at 1.800.205.3464. Our Customer Service team is available weekdays from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. ET, and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET on Saturdays.

Looking for a different number or an online form? Find it on our contact page.