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Can we accept foreign checks?

Checks issued by foreign banks are not acceptable even though they may be noted “payable in US funds”. A foreign bank check does not have an American Banking Association (ABA) routing number or a standardized account number structure and therefore cannot be cleared through the Federal Reserve Bank System. Any non U.S. check would have to be manually processed by our depository bank and would be subject to a processing fee and a delay of several weeks to clear.

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Cashier’s Office, Check Acceptance Procedures

Updated on March 3, 2020

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