FMS 310 (06/25/2015)
ACH DEBIT AUTHORIZATION INFORMATION
Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit transactions electronically transfers funds from the company's bank account to
DMV on a next day basis which can assure timely payments and cash management. Use ACH Debit transactions to pay
taxes/fees due DMV.
Complete a separate ACH Debit Authorization/Agreement (FMS 310) for each type of fee payment to be made by debit
DMV (through its bank) will initiate ACH pre-notifications to verify the company's bank transit/routing number & account
All bank information submitted to DMV is kept in a secure database for the company's protection and accessed only for the
purpose of paying fees/penalties to DMV.
Verification takes 6 business days. No live ACH debits can be transmitted to the company account(s) and no transaction
using ACH Debit can be completed during the verification process.
In the event the company has an ACH Debit block feature on its bank account the company must arrange with its bank to
allow ACH Debits presented by DMV.
At the end of the 6 day verification process, the company can request DMV to debit the company's account.
If necessary, DMV will present a debit transaction to the company's bank twice. If the debit transaction is unsuccessful
after being presented twice, DMV notifies the company to make alternate payment arrangements.
If DMV receives 2 returned ACH Debits from the company's bank, it is DMV policy to require future payments to be made in
The company should retain a copy of the DMV transaction for company monthly reconciliation.
ACH rules require that the company's bank provide a notice to the company - within 2 banking days - of a debit transaction
from the company account. If the company's bank is unable to meet this requirement - the company should instruct the
bank to contact the regional ACH Association (EastPay, Inc. in Virginia) for assistance in interpreting and printing this
The company may modify bank account information in writing 14 days in advance of any transaction to be made on the
Inactive accounts will be deleted from DMV's database after 3 years.
For questions about the ACH Debit process for DMV Fee payments contact the DMV Financial Service Administration at
804-367-1884, or email Deborah.Bradby@dmv.virginia.gov.
ACH DEBIT CONTACT