i

How do I cash a cheque?

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2020
  • Ensure the cheque has not been crossed.  Cheques that have been crossed must be paid into a bank account and cannot be cashed.  For more information see What is a crossing on a cheque? 
  • You will need to present your ID in order to cash a cheque.
  • Any alterations made to a cheque must be accompanied by the full signature of the authorised signatory/signatories for that account.
  • Cheques dated with a future date will not be accepted.  If your cheque has a future date, present this for deposit on or after that date.
  • Cheques presented six months or more after the date it was drawn ‘dated’ will not be accepted as these cheques are stale.

Did this answer your question?

Related Answers


Related topics

,