Safe Cheque Book Tips

Cheque Book Safety Measures:

Tips To Keep Your Cheque Book Safe

  • Record all details of cheques issued.
  • Do not leave your cheque book unattended. Always keep it in a safe place,
  • Whenever you receive your cheque book, please count the number of cheques in it. If there is a discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the Bank immediately.
  • Verify serial continuity of the cheque numbers. If there is a discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the Bank immediately.
  • Inform the Bank immediately if you lose/misplaced your cheque book, a cheque or a requisition slip.

Tips To Write A Cheque Correctly

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  • Do not sign blank cheques. Always fill in the date, the name of the receiver and the amount before signing the cheque.
  • Always draw a line through any unused space.
  • Never sign in multiple places unless authenticating a change.
  • Avoid using cheques with errors or spelling mistakes on them. Issue a new cheque if possible.
  • When you cancel a cheque, mutilate the MICR band and write “CANCEL” across the face of the cheque
  • Do not write/sign/mark/pin/staple/paste/fold on the MICR band.
  • Unused requisition slips should be destroyed or returned to the bank.
  • Use the transaction sheet to record details of cheques issued by you.

Contact Us

Please call us toll-free at 1-888-424-2422 or email us at

  1. if you find any discrepancy in the number of cheques of the cheque book you receive
  2. if you have lost an issued cheque and need to give a "stop payment" instruction; or
  3. to request a new cheque book