Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

EDI logoEDI is the computer to computer exchange of routine business information in a standard format. Working with the contracting community, DFAS has implemented EDI transactions to support commercial pay and accounting processes. These EDI transaction sets eliminate the need to re-enter critical data in commercial pay systems and accounting systems. Implementing EDI invoicing capability, coupled with increased use of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), have been a major factor in decreasing errors and improving payment processing. Additional areas where EDI has been implemented are: Garnishments, Grants, Purchase Card, Travel, Transportation and Medical Logistics.

EDI Implementation Guides - (PDF - 362kb - Apr 2011)

The use of EDI for the submission of commercial invoices include only the Enterprise Business System (EBS) - previously SAMMS & BSM.

The following implementation guides contain information pertaining to what is needed to participate with the DFAS EDI invoicing process:

For more information, contact the DFAS Columbus Customer Service at 1-800-756-4571.


Page updated February 13, 2015