GSM-102 Eligibility Requirements for Foreign Financial Institutions

Information regarding eligibility of foreign financial institutions to participate in the GSM-102 program can be found in the program regulations, 7 CFR Part 1493.50.  These new regulations are effective December 18, 2014.

Information regarding certifications for participation can be found in the program regulations, 7 CFR Part 1493.60.

For your convenience, we have provided a Sample Foreign Bank Application Form.

Also for your convenience, we have provided a certification sample for foreign financial institutions and an addendum to certification for foreign financial institutions.

Interested foreign financial institutions should provide information requested in the regulations to:

 

Via Courier
Via Mail
USDA/FAS/OTP/CPD/Risk and Asset Management
ATTN: Teri Vickery
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Room 6076
Washington, DC 20250
USDA/FAS/OTP/CPD/Risk and Asset Management
ATTN: Teri Vickery
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Mail Stop 1020
Washington, DC 20250-1025