MT 756 Advice of Reimbursement or Payment

MT 756 is a swift message type that is sent by the issuing bank to the bank from which it has received documents or by the reimbursing bank to the bank from which it has received a reimbursement claim.

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Swift is a provider of secure message platform for financial institutions mainly for banks.

Swift messages are being sent and received by banks in encrypted forms. As a result swift messages are accepted as a valid and reliable way of communication between banks.

For example, an issuing bank sends a swift message to an advising bank in order to inform issuance of a documentary credit. Similarly the advising bank sends its acknowledgement via a swift message.

Swift messages play a key role not only in letters of credit but also other payment methods in international trade such as cash in advance payment, documentary collections, open accounts and bank payment obligations.

What is MT 756 Advice of Reimbursement or Payment?

MT 756 is a special swift message type that is sent by the issuing bank to the bank from which it has received documents or by the reimbursing bank to the bank from which it has received a reimbursement claim.

It may also be sent by the bank nominated to pay/accept/negotiate/incur a deferred payment undertaking to the bank from which it has received documents.

It is used to advise the Receiver about reimbursement or payment, to that bank, for a drawing under a documentary credit for which no specific reimbursement instructions or payment provisions were provided.

The account relationship between the Sender and the Receiver is used unless otherwise expressly stated in the message.

MT 756 Advice of Reimbursement or Payment

StatusTagField Name
M20Sender's Reference
M21Presenting Bank's Reference
M32BTotal Amount Claimed
M33AAmount Reimbursed or Paid
O53aSender's Correspondent
O54aReceiver's Correspondent
O72Sender to Receiver Information
O : Optinal           M : Mandatory

MT 756 Network Validated Rules

  • C1 The currency code in the amount fields 32B and 33A must be the same.

MT 756 Usage Rules

  • The code RCB may only be used in field 72 if both fields 53a and 54a are present in the message.

Sample: MT 756 Advice of Reimbursement or Payment SWIFT Message

SWIFT Message
Sender : AMCONL2A
Message Type : 756
Receiver : OELBATSW
Message Text

20 : Sender’s Reference
LC543217890

21 : Presenting Bank’s Reference
IMLC 123/25544

32B : Total Amount Claimed
EUR45000

33A : Amount Reimbursed or Paid
131230EUR45000

53A : Sender’s Correspondent
OELBAT2L

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