• Field Description


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    1. Field Description

    1.1 Payment details

    Below is a list and description of all possible payment fields. The payment type will determine which fields appear.

    Debit 


     

     Field Description 1 


     

    You must choose a valid Debit account number or Debit sort code from the drop down list.


     

    Debit account short code list: If you have a debit account short code saved in the account list, when you select the short code from the drop-down list the fields will automatically be filled.
    Debit account list: All the debit accounts that are displayed in the debit account section of the Account management section. Use this field to select the debit account you wish to use. Clicking the populate button will populate the debit account fields on the screen.
    Debit account number: The account number of the debit account.
    Debit sort code:The sort code of the debit account.


     

    Alternatively you may enter the debit account number and sort code and select Populate. You may only enter details of debit accounts that are listed in your debit account library.

    General 


     

     Field Description 2 

     

    Payment amount: Enter the amount that you want to credit your beneficiary with.
    The entered amount will be in pounds unless you enter a decimal place followed by the pence. 
    Payment currency: The currency that you want the payment to be paid in. Either use the drop-down menu to select the currency or enter the first letter (only) of the currency that you want to select and the menu will move to the first currency beginning with that letter.
    Value date: The date on which the beneficiary receives and can draw on the payment. This date can either be entered manually in the standard British format: DD/MM/YY or by using the calendar, which can be viewed by selecting the calendar icon to the right of the value date field. To enter a date from the calendar, select the square containing the date of your choice. To view a different month from that displayed, either use the arrows at the top of the calendar screen to move through the year or move directly to a month or year by using the drop down menus.
    Payment details : Any additional payment details that should be sent to the beneficiary or beneficiary’s bank.
    Special Instructions: Any additional instructions or information that you want to provide to Lloyds to use when we process the payment. Please note that a charge may apply if you use this field.
    Charges: Choose the way that any charges levied for this payment should be paid:
    SHA (shared).  You will pay charges levied by Lloyds Bank or our agents and the beneficiary will pay any charges levied by their bank or agents.

    BEN (beneficiary).  The beneficiary will pay all charges.  This results in the charges levied by Lloyds Bank and our agents being taken from the value of the payment before it is sent to the beneficiary’s bank.

    OUR (remitter).  You will pay any charges levied by Lloyds Bank, our agents, the beneficiary’s bank and the agents.

    Charging options applicable depend on the currency of the account being debited, the currency sent and where the payment is being sent.    

    SHA Only: If the payment is to an EEA country from an EEA country, regardless of the currency, the only valid charging option is SHA e.g. sending any currency from the UK to France.

    OUR or SHA
    : If the payment is partially in the EEA i.e. either you or the beneficiary are outside of the EEA, regardless of the currency, you can only choose OUR or SHA e.g. sending AUD from the UK to Australia, or USD from the USA to France.

    OUR, BEN or SHA: If the payment is made from outside the EEA to another country also outside the EEA then OUR, BEN or SHA can be selected e.g. sending USD from the USA to Australia.
    Payment Reference: Information entered in this field will be displayed on your Bank statement.
    Pay on application Details: The form of identification that must be presented if the beneficiary is to receive the payment in person at the receiving branch.
    Clearing Code: The national clearing code of the bank in which the beneficiary’s account resides.
    Information to Payee Bank: Any additional information that you want to pass to the beneficiary’s bank. This could, for example, include the name and telephone number of someone to contact when the beneficiary’s bank receives the payment. Do not use this field for information which should be given to the beneficiary.
    Advise payee: This field is only displayed on a CHAPS payments instruction. By selecting the advise payee box you can choose to inform the payee that the payment has been made.
    Payment reference: You reference for the payment.
    Original ordered amount: The value of the payment instruction before the foreign exchange transaction was executed. This value is expressed in the Original ordered currency.
    Original ordered currency: The currency of the payment before the foreign exchange transaction was executed.
    Payee country code: Country code of the beneficiary/recipient of the payment.
    Payment authorisation: The authorisation code required by the financial institution that owns the account to be debited.
    Transaction type instruction code: A field which advises the receiving bank of the type of payment that has been requested. May be set to one of:

    Unspecified – the receiving bank can determine the best way to effect the payment

    URGP – this payment is urgent.

    RTGS – this payment should be settled using a read time gross settlement mechanism (e.g. CHAPS in the UK)

    NETS – This payment should be settled using a netted settlement mechanism (e.g. BACS in the UK)

    CHKB – This payment should be effected in the form of a cheque.
    Settles a trade instruction code: When checked, this payment settles a Foreign Exchange or securities trade.
    Intra company instruction code: When checked, this payment is a funds transfer within the same company.
    Other information: A bilaterally agreed instruction code to be applied to the payment.
    Regulatory reporting destination country code: The beneficiary country code is the ISO two-letter code of the country where the payment is being sent. It can be selected either by using the drop-down list or by typing the country code.
    Regulatory reporting originating country code: The originating country code is the ISO two-letter code of the country where the payment was originated. It can be selected either by using the drop down list or by typing the country code.
    Regulatory reporting other information: The regulatory reporting information required by the country which has made/received this payment.


     Field Description 3 


     

    Validate IBAN Used to retrieve details fo the beneficiary bank using an IBAN. Type the IBAN into the field and click the IBAN Helper button. If the IBAN is recognised and data is available then the details will be used to populate the beneficiary bank fields of the payment.
    Beneficiary account short name list: Use this field to select the short name for the beneficiary account you wish to use. Clicking the populate button will populate the beneficiary account fields on the screen.
    Beneficiary account list: Use this field to select the beneficiary account you wish to use. Clicking the populate button will populate the beneficiary account fields on the screen.
    Beneficiary account Number: The bank account number of the beneficiary of the payment. This can either be an IBAN (International Bank Account Number) or a national bank account number. Some payment types require or can be processed quicker if you supply an IBAN.

    Entering a beneficiary account number and sort code and selecting Populate will validate your input against your beneficiary library and populate the beneficiary details on screen.
    Beneficiary name: The name of the beneficiary
    Beneficiary address: The address of the beneficiary
    Beneficiary sort Code: The sort code the beneficiary account if the account resides in the UK. The Validate sort code button can be used to validate the sort code that you have entered.
      
    Beneficiary Bank Swift BIC: The beneficiary bank should supply you with their SWIFT BIC (Bank Identification Code) or you can search for it using the BIC Search. Please note that a charge may apply if you do not supply a valid SWIFT BIC.
    Beneficiary Bank Name: The name of the beneficiary's bank.
    Beneficiary Bank Address: The address of the beneficiary's bank.
    Beneficiary Account Type Indicator: This field is only displayed within the BACS payment type and should be set to zero unless you are paying an older NatWest or co-op Bank account with ten digits.

    Ten-digit account numbers are extremely rare and a common mistake to copy the ten digits from the bottom of a cheque when the account number is in fact the standard eight digits.
    Beneficiary Bank clearing code key: The 2 character SWIFT code which identifies the type of national clearing code that has been specified.
    Beneficiary Bank clearing code: The ISO country code of the country in which the beneficiary’s account is held.
    Beneficiary phone Number: The telephone number at which the beneficiary’s bank should contact the beneficiary when they receive the payment.

     

     Field Description 4 

     

    Intermediary bank SWIFT BIC: The BIC (Bank Identification Code) of the financial intermediary through which you would prefer this payment to be routed.
    Intermediary account number: The account number to be used for payment routing at the intermediary bank.
    Intermediary bank name: The name of the bank that is to be used as an intermediary.
    Intermediary bank address: The address of the bank that is to be used as an intermediary

     

     Field Description 5 


     

    FX reference: If you have a pre-booked FX deal then the FX reference number can be provided here along with the rate in the associated field. Must be correctly formatted with either B, F or X followed by 10 digits, or the letters AGREED if the FX rate has been provided. Only necessary if debiting and crediting currencies are different.
    FX rate: The agreed rate for the FX deal for which a reference has been provided.

     

     Field Description 6 

     

    Email address: The email address that will receive the recipient advice email.
    Email text: The text that will be sent in the body of the email.
    Note: If your organisation has pre-positioning in place you will be able to quote this in the special instruction field. The payment should be submitted even if it is past the payments value date and cut off time.
     

     

     Field Description 7 


     

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    1.2 Payments search

     

     Field Description 8 

     

    Search scope: Allows you to choose to search for a payment or a payment batch.
    Payment batch name: The name of the payment batch or payment.
    Payment PFE reference: The PFE reference number of the payment. The has the format PFE-XXXXXX-YYYYYY-ZZZZZZ where XXXXXX is your zero padded customer number, YYYYYY is the zero padded identifier for the payment's batch and ZZZZZZ is the unique number of the payment in the batch.
    Payment batch PFE reference: The PFE reference number of the payment batch. The has the format PFE-XXXXXX-YYYYYY where XXXXXX is your zero padded customer number and YYYYYY is the zero padded identifier for the payment batch.
    Payment type: The type of payment you wish to make e.g. a BACS payment
    Payment status: Search for payments or payment batches with a specific status.
    Created from: The earliest date in the range you want to search within. This field can work in conjunction with Created to. The date can either be entered manually, in the standard British format: DD/MM/YY or by using the calendar which can be viewed by selecting the calendar icon to the right of this field. To enter a date from the calendar, select the square containing the date of your choice. To view a different month from that displayed, either use the arrows at the top of the calendar screen to move through the year or move directly to a month or year by using the drop-down menus.
    Created to: The maximum amount in the range of payment amounts that you want to search for. This field can work in conjunction with Created from. See Created from for how to enter the date.
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    1.3 Template search

     

     Field Description 9 


     

    If you do not know the full name of the information you want to enter, perform a wild card search by entering at least 3 letters followed by an asterisk.


     

    Search scope: Allows you to choose to search for a template or payment within a template.
    Payment type: The type of payment being made e.g. BACS or an International money-mover.
    Payment name: The name of the payment within the template.
    Payment currency: The currency of the account which is being debited.
    Template name: The name that you have saved your template as.
    Debit account number: The number of the account you are debiting the payment from.
    Created from: The earliest date in the range you want to search within. This field can work in conjunction with Created to. The date can either be entered manually, in the standard British format: DD/MM/YY or by using the calendar, which can be viewed by selecting the calendar icon to the right of this field. To enter a date from the calendar, select the square containing the date of your choice. To view a different month from that displayed, either use the arrows at the top of the calendar screen to move through the year or move directly to a month or year by using the drop down menus.
    Created to: The maximum amount in the range of payment amounts that you want to search for. This field can work in conjunction with Created from. See Created from for how to enter the date.
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    1.4 Audit search

     

     Field Description 10 


     

    Category: This drop-down menu allows you to choose the area of the Payments service you want to search in.
    Event: Chosen from the drop-down menu, this is the individual event that you want to audit. For example payment created or user deleted.
    User name: The name of the user who performed the event or who you want to audit.
    Event text: Each audit event records a specific line of text recording a description of the event and on some occasions details are recorded of the item being audited. You can use a wildcard to search for part of a user name such as 'A new payment*'. You must however have at least three characters before the *.
    Event date from: The earliest date in the range you want to search within. This field works in conjunction with Created to. The date can either be entered manually, in the standard British format: DD/MM/YY or by using the calendar, which can be viewed by selecting the calendar icon to the right of this field. To enter a date from the calendar, select the square containing the date of your choice. To view a different month from that displayed, either use the arrows at the top of the calendar screen to move through the year or move directly to a month or year by using the drop-down menus.
    Event date to: The latest date in the range you want to search within. See ‘event from’ for how to enter date.
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