Pay Assessments

Pay via ACH

All SIPC Members with assessments below the dollar threshold (currently $1,000,000) are eligible to make their assessment payments electronically from their bank accounts via ACH Debit Authorization. SIPC’s ACH system is only accessible via the SIPC Portal. If a Broker-Dealer wishes to pay via ACH Debit and has not yet been granted access to the SIPC Portal, please contact the SIPC Membership Department at 202-371-8300 or Early access to the SIPC Portal is granted only for the purposes of paying by ACH Debit.

Pay via Wire

If not eligible to pay via ACH, please pay by wire. Please contact the Membership Department by telephone at 202-371-8300 or by e-mail at for wire instructions.

Pay via Mail

If paying by check, please mail assessment payment and voucher to:

Securities Investor Protection Corporation 
Mail Code: 8967 
P.O. Box 7247 
Philadelphia, PA 19170-0001

The overnight address for express mail (UPS, FedEx, etc.) is:

Securities Investor Protection Corp – Lockbox 8967 
400 White Clay Center Drive 
Newark, DE 19711

Do not mail checks to SIPC’s street address. SIPC does not accept checks at its street address and any checks received at SIPC’s street address will be returned. Interest will accrue if payment is late.