The U.S. Treasury prohibits foreign financial assistance recipients from enrolling in ASAP, even if they are being paid to a bank in the United States. The Department of the Interior (DOI) requires FWS to submit ASAP waiver requests for all intended foreign financial assistance recipients. The USFWS ASAP Waiver Request List Template must be submitted to

For steps on how to submit the waiver request, please refer to the  "Establishing an Intended Recipient’s Payment Method before Obligating Funds for a New Grant or Cooperative Agreement Award in the Financial and Business Management System (FBMS)." 

For FWS information on ASAP waivers, please refer to the topics on the left navigation pane.

If the topics did not address your concerns, please send an email to with the following information:

Recipient Name: 
Person to Contact:
Phone Number:
FBMS Vendor ID:
FBMS Award Numbers (ask your Service Project Officer for this information): 

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