MT 111 Request for Stop Payment of a Cheque

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MT 111 Scope

This single message type is sent by a drawer bank, or a bank acting on behalf of the drawer bank, to the bank on which a cheque has been drawn (the drawee bank).

It is used to request stop payment of the cheque referred to in the message.

MT 111 Format Specifications

StatusTagField NameContent/OptionsNo.
M20Sender’s Reference16x1
M21Cheque Number16x2
M30Date of Issue6!n3
M32aAmountA or B4
O52aDrawer BankA, B, or D5
O59Payee[/34x]
4*35x
6
O75Queries6*35x7

MT 111 Network Validated Rules

There are no network validated rules for this message type.

MT 111 Usage Rules

  • This message must not be used to request stop payment of a cheque which was issued without a specified payee.
  • This message always requires a response, preferably by an MT 112 Status of a Request for Stop Payment of a Cheque.

MT 111 Message Guidelines

Information concerning national policies and procedures for stop payments of cheques may be found in the General Country Information file, which is available for download on www.swiftrefdata.com.