How long are checks valid?

Answer Most checks are no longer valid after six months. A check is considered stale dated after this amount of time. However, some banks will still cash a check that is more than 6 months old. It varies ... Read More »

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How long are business checks valid?

Checks are valid if they are less than 6 months old, unless otherwise stated on the check. Once a check is over 6 months old, it is considered "stale dated," and its validity is left to the discret... Read More »

How long are bank checks valid for?

Generally, bank checks remain valid for up to six months, after which time checks become what is called stale-dated. In some cases, financial institutions may accept a stale-dated check for deposit... Read More »

How long are patents valid?

Patents are valid for 20 years from the filing date. In the United States, patents filed before June 8, 1995 are valid for 17 years from the grant date, or 20 years from the filing date, whichever ... Read More »

How long does your passport have to be valid?

If you get your passport when you are 16 or older, it is valid for 10 years. Passports for children under 16 are good for five years. Some countries won't allow travel if your passport expires with... Read More »