A wire transfer is an electronic transfer of money between different financial institutions.
How to Request a Wire Transfer
To Wire Money to Your E*TRADE Securities Account
Contact your other financial institution and ask them to wire funds to E*TRADE Securities. You'll need to provide them with information below.
You can complete and print out an easy Wire Transfer Form here.
If your financial institution is located in the United States:
E*TRADE Securities LLC
The amount you want to wire
Your eight-digit E*TRADE Securities account number. (Your account number can be found on the Complete View page when you first log in.)
Your name and address
If your financial institution is located outside the United States:
The receiving institution information:
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
The amount you want to wire in U.S. dollars
Your eight-digit E*TRADE Securities account number
Please note, your wire should ONLY be routed through the Wells Fargo WFBIUS6S swift code if your international bank does not have a correspondent US Bank. Any attempt should be made by your bank to send directly to aba 056073573 as sending through the additional account may lead to delays in the processing of your wire.
Your name and address
For details on how to Wire Money into an E*TRADE Bank deposit account as well as funds availability information for Wire Transfers to and from E*TRADE Bank deposit accounts please click here
Check the status of your wire request in the Customer Service Online. You'll also receive updates online via Smart Alert.
Transfer An Account
Transferring an account simply means moving cash or securities from an outside financial institution to E*TRADE. Consolidating assets will simplify your life and make managing your finances much easier with the extraordinary value, tools, and guidance E*TRADE provides.
NOTE: This option is only available for funding brokerage accounts.
Log on and use our easy Transfer an Account Feature for the fastest delivery. It will guide you step-by-step through the process.
You'll want to have the following information from your monthly statement handy:
The name of the delivering institution
Your account number at that institution
The registration (ownership of the account)
If you prefer, or if you are changing the account registration, you can complete our paper Account Transfer Form and mail it to the address provided.
Log On Required
If Transfer Request Submitted:
Assets Typically Delivered:
In as little as 10 business days
Check the status of your account transfer in the Customer Service Online. You'll also receive updates online via Smart Alert.
Mail A Check
How To Make A Deposit By Check
To Deposit a Check to Your E*TRADE Securities Account
Make the check payable to E*TRADE Clearing LLC. Write your eight-digit account number on the memo line. (For IRA contributions, note the tax year in the memo line as well.)
Attach a deposit slip (if you have one) and mail it to:
Regular U.S. Mail
5 th business day after posting to your account if deposited prior to 4 p.m. ET For details on how to Make a Deposit by Check to an E*TRADE Bank deposit account as well as the funds availability information for check deposits for E*TRADE Bank deposit accounts please click here.
Check the status of your deposit in Customer Service Online. You'll also receive updates online via Smart Alert.
Checks, drafts, and securities certificates can be deposited in person at many of our network of E*TRADE Branches nationwide. Click here to locate a branch near you.
Free Quick Transfer
Quick Transfer is a free online service that allows you to move money between E*TRADE Accounts and from outside institutions. It's easy, convenient, and 100% protected by our exclusive E*TRADE Complete™ Protection Guarantee.
- Select the appropriate accounts from the From and To menus, and enter your transfer amount.
- Enter the date you want the transfer to occur in the Date field.
- Select how often you want your transfer to occur from the Frequency menu, and then click Transfer.
Log On Required
Help with Transfer
Transfer money to and from accounts at other institutions
Transfers between E*TRADE accounts
Immediately if request is received prior to 4 p.m. ET; otherwise next business day
Transfers from external accounts to E*TRADE Securities account
3rd business day after the day of deposit, if transferred by 4 p.m. ET
*For details on funds availability for Quick Transfers to and from E*TRADE Bank deposit accounts, E*TRADE IRA accounts, or E*TRADE Home Equity Lines of Credit please click here.