Quick Answer: Can You Cash A Check At A Bank That Is Not Yours?

How do you cash a check in someone else’s name?

This would be done by having the payee endorse the check (sign the back) and below that write “PAY TO THE ORDER OF JOHN SMITH”, and then John Smith can endorse and then cash or deposit the check.

It’s called a 3rd Party check..

Can I cash a check at a bank that’s not mine?

When most people receive a check, they deposit it in their bank account, cash it at their bank, or show their ID and cash it at the bank that issued the check. It’s possible to cash a check without a bank account by cashing it at the issuing bank or a check cashing store.

Can you deposit a check at a bank that isn’t yours?

The bank or credit union might charge a fee if you don’t have an account with them. The bank or credit union where you have your checking account may allow you to cash a check from another bank or credit union. However, it might require you to first deposit the check into your own account.

Can you go to jail for cashing a check that’s not yours?

If a person knowingly deposits a fake check, with the intent to obtain money that is not theirs or to deceive a bank employee, they will usually be subject to criminal consequences. These consequences can include jail time and/or criminal fines.

Can someone else cash my stimulus check?

If you have a joint account, the co-owner can cash your refund check on your behalf. Most banks will allow this if both parties sign the check. If you are unavailable to sign, it’s possible for your account co-owner to deposit the check into the account with just one signature and withdraw cash at an ATM.

How can I cash a check Not in my name?

Cashing a check for someone else at the bankAsk the person who the check is from if their bank will allow you to sign a check over to someone else.Check with the person who is depositing the check if their bank will accept a check that has been signed over.If so, sign your name on the back of the check.More items…