How long will a bank honor a check?

Answer According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), banks will honor a check up to six months after it was written. However, if the check has a "valid until" date, the bank will honor it... Read More »

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How long does a bank honor a check?

According to the State of New York Banking Department, a personal check is valid for 6 months. After 6 months, the bank is not obligated to cash the check.Source:State of New York Banking Department

For how long is a bank check good?

A bank check is a cashier's check. These checks never expire; however, if a cashier's check is not cashed for 2 or 3 years, it can be turned over to the state as unclaimed property. The check can s... Read More »

How long can a bank hold an official check?

A payroll check can be held up to seven business days, but is often available sooner. Government checks are typically held no more than one business day after the check was deposited. Exception hol... Read More »

Will a bank accept a torn check?

If you have a torn check, go to your bank and see if they will accept it. Bank policies differ, and if your bank doesn't accept the check, try the bank that the check is drawn on. If there is still... Read More »