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NACHA Reminder: Telephone-Initiated Entries (TEL) Authorization Requirement Clarification Description

Summer 2019 Newsletter Reminder
Telephone-Initiated Entries (TEL) Authorization Requirement Clarification Description 

The Change:  General authorization requirements for consumer entries applied to TEL. NACHA clarified that the TEL SEC Code is for a debit to a consumer account. Please note that authorization requirements for recurring and single entries vary.  Merchants must implement commercially reasonable procedures to verify that the routing numbers used on your TEL Entries are valid.

The Impact: ACH originators

The Timing: Effective immediately

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