EDI
API DocsTerminal
NEW!
Programmatically translate EDI to JSON with the EDI Core REST API
Get started in minutes →
Segment
in
X12 Release 003030

BGF Beginning Segment for File Transfer Information

To transmit identifying numbers, dates and other basic data relating to the transaction set
Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
143
Transaction Set Identifier Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
-
Code uniquely identifying a Transaction Set.
Codes (214)
02
Reference Number Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code qualifying the Reference Number.
Codes (755)
03
Reference Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
-
Reference number or identification number as defined for a particular Transaction Set, or as specified by the Reference Number Qualifier.
Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.
Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.