ODFI (Originating Depository Financial Institution)

ODFI (Originating Depository Financial Institution)

Financial institutions that originate ACH transactions on behalf of its customers. ODFI’s must abide by the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules.

Related Terms

  • ACH Debit

    An ACH debit occurs when the receiver’s account is debited.

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  • MTE (Machine Transfer Entry)

    An entry initiated at an electronic terminal, such as an automated teller machine (ATM). This entry can either be a debit or a credit.

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