Paying from a U.S. Bank Account

 


IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to reference the appropriate OTT license agreement number (L-000-0000) on all payments.

 

Automated Clearing House (ACH) for payments through U.S. banks only

The NIH encourages our licensees to submit electronic funds transfer payments through the Automated Clearing House (ACH).  Submit your ACH payment through the U.S. Treasury web site located at:  https://www.pay.gov/public/home/makepayment.  Enter “NIH” in the search function to locate the “NIH Royalty Payments” form.


Pay.gov can be used to make secure electronic payments to Federal
Government Agencies and is the preferred method of payment for NIH.

Please note that ACH Payments can only be submitted through Pay.gov.

 

The NIH now accepts DEBIT or CREDIT CARD payments for royalties.  Go to the U.S. Treasury Web Site located at:  https://www.pay.gov/public/home/makepayment. Enter “NIH” in the search function to locate the “NIH Royalty Payments” form. Transactions are limited to $24,999. You may not split payments using the same credit card if the total will be over the limit, even if partial payments are made on different days. However, you can use a different credit card for each partial payment. There is no transaction limit on the use of Debit Cards, except for the funds available in your account.

Credit and Debit Cards Accepted by Pay.gov

  • American Express
  • Discover and cards showing Discover Logo including
    • JCB
    • Union Pay
    • Some Diners Club cards
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Debit Cards showing the MasterCard or Visa logo

 

Electronic Funds Wire Transfers

The following account information is provided for wire payments.  In order to process payment via Electronic Funds Wire Transfer sender MUST supply the following information within the transmission:
 
Drawn on a U.S. bank account via FEDWIRE: 
 
Please provide the following instructions to your Financial Institution for the remittance of Fedwire payments to the NIH ROYALTY FUND.
 
Fedwire Field Tag Fedwire Field Name Required Information
{1510} Type/Subtype 1000
{2000} Amount (enter payment amount)
{3400} Receiver ABA routing number* 021030004
{3400} Receiver ABA short name TREAS NYC
{3600} Business Function Code CTR (or CTP)
{4200} Beneficiary Identifier (account number)

(enter 12 digit gateway account #)
875080031006

{4200} Beneficiary Name

(enter agency name associated with the Beneficiary Identifier)
DHHS / NIH (75080031)

{5000} Originator

(enter the name of the originator of the payment)
COMPANY NAME

{6000} Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 1

(enter information to identify the purpose of the payment)
ROYALTY

{6000} Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 2

(enter information to identify the purpose of the payment)
LICENSE NUMBER

{6000} Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 3

(enter information to identify the purpose of the payment)
INVOICE NUMBER

{6000} Originator to Beneficiary Information – Line 4 (enter information to identify the purpose of the payment)
Notes:
*The financial institution address for Treasury’s routing number is 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045.


Agency Contacts:   Office of Technology Transfer (OTT); (301) 496-7057; OTT-Royalties@mail.nih.gov

 

Checks

Make Payable To:

  • NIH Patent Licensing

Reference On Check:

  • License Number (L-XXX-XXX)
  • Invoice Number
  • Payment Term (Minimal Annual Royalty, Execution Royalty, Earned Royalty, etc.)

Send Directly To:

  • National Institutes of Health
  • P.O Box 979071
  • St. Louis, MO 63197-9000

Overnight or Courier Deliveries Should be Sent To:

  • U.S. Bank
  • Government Lockbox SL-MO-C2GL
  • 1005 Convention Plaza
  • St. Louis, MO 63101
  • Phone: 314-418-4087

Sample Check- click here