FAQs: How to Transfer Cash or Shares Between Fidelity Accounts
I'm getting an error message when I try to transfer between accounts. Why?
There are a few situations that may stop your transfer between accounts. If you have questions about an error message, please call us at 800-343-3548.
What are the daily transfer limits?
The daily limits (including both single transactions or multiple transactions) are up to either:
- $100,000, or
Note: These maximums are subject to additional limitations such as IRA contribution and/or gifting limits.
Portfolio Advisory Service (PAS) accounts:
- Minimums are $250 for purchases and $10 for redemptions.
Maximum withdrawal amounts: 25% of the account net worth per transaction per day, up to a maximum of $100,000, whichever is less.
Note: All transfers are in cash only.
Are there special requirements to transfer between a nonretirement account and a 529 college savings plan?
Yes, you can only transfer to a college savings plan—not from a college savings plan. Additionally:
- Contributions can originate from a nonretirement mutual fund or brokerage account.
- You can only enter specific dollar amounts (not shares), with a minimum of $50.
- A $99,999.99 limit per transaction is in effect. This amount is the cumulative total of the contribution from the originating account.
Note: Contributions to a 529 college savings plan are invested per the standing investment instructions on the account. Contributions to a 529 account for a designated beneficiary cannot exceed the plan's maximum contribution limit.
Is a Roth conversion an eligible transfer between accounts?
No, it's not; but you can complete a Roth conversion online. If you have any questions, please see How to Convert Your Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA or call us at 800-343-3548.
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