Create an electronic payment file for vendors


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Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The electronic payment files that you can create for vendors can have many different formats. Consult your authorized partner to learn whether the format that your bank or payment processing service requires for payment files is available.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Journals > Payments > Payment journal.

  2. Select a journal, and then click Lines.

  3. Click Functions > Generate payments. The Generate payments form is displayed.

  4. Select the Export format option, and then, in the Export format field, select a format for the export file.


    Select the Payment method option, and then, in the Method of payment field, select a method of payment that uses the appropriate format for export files.


    For Canada, select RBC Payment Distribution Service (CA) or HSBC Distribution Format (CA) as the export format for the method of payment.

  5. Click Dialog.

  6. In the form that is displayed, enter the information that is required for the payment format.


    The fields that are displayed in this form depend on the payment format that you selected. For example, if you select the RBC Payment Distribution Service (CA) format, you can select either CAD or USD as the currency that is used for the payments.

  7. Click OK.

  8. In the Generate payments form, click OK.

See also

Set up a file format for a method of payment for vendors

Print copies of payments as non-negotiable checks

(CAN) Set up IAT ACH file parameters