I have been given a cheque by someone whose bank is outside of the UK, can I still pay this into my account?
A foreign cheque, one drawn on a bank outside of the UK, can be paid into your account using services called 'Negotiation' or 'Collection'. You do this by presenting it to the cashier in your local branch, or sending it to us via the post (It is recommended that you send it via 'Special Delivery' / Courier to avoid the cheque being intercepted or lost).
For address details please Contact Us
|Cheque Negotiation||lets you use the funds before the cheque has cleared and is credited to the account on the second working day*.|
|Cheque Collection||is a much slower service, where we wait for an answer from the bank upon which the cheque is drawn before crediting your account with the funds. This takes on average between four to seven weeks.|
|Both Negotiation and Collection are chargable services, for details please refer to our Tariff Guide|
* Cheques can still be unpaid by the bank upon which the cheque is drawn at a later date, in which case the money will be debited back from the account.
How helpful did you find this article?
Thank you for leaving some feedback
Thank you for taking the time to leave some feedback. We will use this information to improve our service.
Sorry this didn't answer your question
Please take a moment to leave some feedback, using the form below. PLEASE NOTE: Do not include any personal or account details: we cannot answer specific questions about your account.
Thank you for your rating
Please tell us why you found it useful using the form below. PLEASE NOTE: Do not include any personal or account details: we cannot answer specific questions about your account.