FinCEN SAR Instructions – Item 84 – How should the "Financial institution identification" fields be completed?

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Q:  How should the "Financial institution identification" fields be completed?
A:  For item 84, part 1 – Financial Institution Identification - Check one box to indicate type:
a. (check if) Central Registration Depository (CRD) number
b. (check if) Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD) number
c. (check if) National Futures Association (NFA) number
d. (check if) Research Statistics Supervision Discount (RSSD) number
e. (check if) Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) number
f. (check if) National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC Code)
g. (check if) Mortgage (NMLS ID)
h. Identification number
Item 84, part 2 - Filing institution identification number: See instructions for Item 51, which provides the following:
Item 51 Financial institution identification number: Select the appropriate option if the financial institution recorded in Part III has a Central Registration Depository (CRD) number, an Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD) number, a National Futures Association (NFA) number, a Research Statistics Supervision Discount (RSSD) number, or a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Reporting File Number (RFN). Do not enter an SEC Central Index Key (CIK) number in place of the RFN. Record the number in field 51h. See General Instruction 9 for information on entering identifying numbers.
This is addressed in the "FinCEN Suspicious Activity Report Electronic Filing Requirements" guide, Attachment C.

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