Best Places to Cash Personal Checks

There are still several ways you can cash a personal check without a bank account. Below are a few places you can go where some will be cheap and others might cost you some fees. 

What You Need to Cash A Personal Check

When you cash a check in person, you will mostly likely be required to show a valid photo I.D. For example, your driver’s license will be a top choice. Additional I.D. options would be your passport if you have one or a Green Card. In some cases, military or school I.D.s may also be accepted. 

Best Places to Cash A Personal Check

Ideally, you want to pick the one with the lowest fees to keep more money in your pockets. However, it will depend on what places are nearest to you. 

Best Places to Cash A Personal Check

The first option you have to cash the personal check is to go to the issuing bank or credit union. That would be the bank information you see on the check made out to you. 

The Bank That Issued the Check

Best Places to Cash A Personal Check

The store can cash checks and money orders in any amount up to and including $5,000. 


Best Places to Cash A Personal Check

Some may only offer only certain check types up to a certain limit and not allow personal handwritten checks. It may also vary by store location, so ensure to read their website information first.

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