Understanding the SAR Status

SAR Filing Status:

Once an agent creates a SAR, the status of the document will change over time.

SAR Filing Status Explained:

Filing StatusDescription
In progressReport filing currently in progress
Ready for reviewReport filing completed and is ready for review before final submission
SubmittingWaiting for FinCEN to accept your submission
Submission acceptedSuccessfully submitted and waiting for FinCEN to process
Submission successfulSuccessfully submitted and processed by FinCEN
Submission failedSubmission failed to send to FinCEN. Hover over the chip to get more details
ArchivedSAR report filing archived in Unit21

* filed reports cannot be archived
** only when the SAR was originally marked as FINCEN_ACCEPTED or FINCEN_STATUS_OTHER