When do uncashed checks expire?

Answer The rules differ from bank to bank and state to state, but generally a check is good for six months. A check that is over six months old is referred to as a "stale check" and it's the bank's decisi... Read More »

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How long are uncashed checks good for?

Some banks will refuse payment on a check after a period of six months. On the other hand, some banks will honor a check indefinitely, so it is best to check with the financial institution in quest... Read More »

When do personal checks expire?

Most banks follow the Uniform Commercial Code, stating that a personal check is to be denied after 30 days from its written date, but the Code differs slightly with each state. Some banks allow a l... Read More »

Do business checks expire?

Business checks do expire. Many businesses put expiration dates on checks through phrases such as "void after 60 days." Banks may decline checks that are older than six months, but some businesses ... Read More »

Do cashier's checks expire?

According to a report issued by Banking Questions, a financial services resource adminstered by the Glia Group and the Bankers Information Network, a cashier's check does not have an expiration dat... Read More »