How to Make a Wire Transfer With Webster Bank

by Lindsey Thompson ; Updated July 27, 2017
Webster Bank’s wire transfer service allows for domestic and international wires.

Using a wire transfer is a good option if you need to send money quickly and securely. Customers of Webster Bank can take advantage of its wire transfer services to send money the same day to a third party.

Over the Phone

To transfer funds over the phone, call the Webster Bank customer service line at 1-888-932-2256. Give the customer service rep your name, Webster Bank account number and amount you want to transfer, as well as the receiver’s name, his bank’s name and routing number, and his account number. Domestic wire transfers take up to two business days to post to the receiver’s bank, while international transfers take two to 10 days to post. As of February 2015, outgoing wire transfers cost $30 for domestic transfers and $40 for international transfers.

Via the Website

You can also set up wire transfers online through Webster Bank’s online portal. To sign up for Webster Online Services, click “enroll now” and enter your name, address, email, phone, date of birth, Social Security number, driver’s license number and Webster Bank account number. You need the receiver’s name as well as his bank’s name and routing number and his account number. The online system lets you schedule your wire transfer for the same day or for a future date. Additionally, you can set up recurring and repeat transfers and view all pending transfers to make any changes as needed.

About the Author

Lindsey Thompson began her writing career in 2001. Her work has been published in the Cincinnati Art Museum's "Member Magazine" and "The Ohio Journalist." You'll also find her work on websites like Airbnb, Chron.com, and USAToday.com. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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