When is a medallion signature guarantee is required?

A medallion signature guarantee is required for any of the following transactions:

  • Distributions over $100,000
  • A bank wire or automatic clearing house (ACH)
  • Payment to a destination outside the U.S.
  • Payment to an alternate payee, beneficiary, or any third party other than the rollover recipient institution
  • Payment to an address that is different than the address of record on the account
  • If the address on the account has been changed within the past 15 days