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Unaccepted Checks

The following checks are not accepted:

  • Counter Check – A non-personalized, non-encoded check that is available at most banks.
  • Start Check – A non-personalized check that a person received from a bank when they establish a new checking account. These are for the person’s use prior to receiving encoded checks from the bank.
  • Third Party Check – A check made payable to a person or organization other than the one accepting or cashing the check (for example, a paycheck).
  • Foreign Check – A check written on a foreign bank not specifically prepared as U.S. currency.