Bank Wires

Send money around the world or across the country with a bank wire.

Bank wires within the United States

Here's what you need to initiate a wire transfer to or from CEFCU.

Transfer to CEFCU

Citizens Equity First Credit Union
5401 W. Dirksen Parkway
Peoria, IL 61607

Routing Number:

Other necessary information:

  • Recipient’s CEFCU Account Number
  • Recipient’s Name & Complete Address


Transfer from CEFCU

By phone:
Contact CEFCU and provide:

  • Financial institution’s information
  • Recipient’s information

At a Member Center:

  • Request a bank wire form.
  • Complete and sign the form.

Necessary information:

  • Recipient’s Account Number
  • Recipient’s Name & Complete Address

International Bank Wires to CEFCU

Here's what you need for an international bank wire to CEFCU.

Swift Code: 

Beneficiary Bank:
JP Morgan Chase 270 Park Ave.
New York, NY

Citizens Equity First Credit Union
Do not use CEFCU.



Beneficiary Account Number:

Further credit to:

  • Member Name
  • Member CEFCU Account Number



Wire Fees & Deadlines


Domestic: $25  |  International: $50

Wire Type Value Deadline
Personal More than $50,000 11:30 a.m. CT
Personal International Foreign currency less than $50,000 12:30 p.m. CT
Personal International U.S. dollars less than $50,000 1:30 p.m. CT
Personal Domestic Less than $50,000 1:30 p.m. CT
Business   11:30 a.m. CT

Wire Fraud

Learn more about wire fraud by watching this video:

Protect Yourself from Fraud

The Nigerian scam is probably the most common type of wire fraud, but there are lots of scams out there.

Contact CEFCU with questions or concerns about fraud.


  • Wire money unless you know the recipient is reputable.
  • Share account information.
  • Respond to unsolicited email job offers or business opportunities.
  • Deposit a check then wire any extra.
  • Wire money to:
    • Online sellers
    • An online love interest
    • Rental reps
    • A new employer
    • A relative or friend in dire straits