It is possible to cash a check at the post office, but doing so is only available for very specific types of checks. The United States Postal Service cashes Postal Service Commercial Checks and Treasury Checks. The checks must not be more than a single year old.
There are two additional items that customers can cash at a United States post office. The first is domestic postal money orders, which customers can cash regardless of the date it was issued. The second is any other postal money order, such as an international money order. Customers must cash these before the expiration date.Learn More
The U.S. Postal Service allows applicants to apply and pay for a post office box online. Applicants must pay online with a major credit card and bring the printed form and two types of ID to their chosen branch to confirm the reservation. Customers who do not have Internet access can complete the entire application at a local post office.Full Answer >
To find your local post office's opening hours, go to www.usps.com. Under "Quick Tools," choose "Find USPS Locations." Enter your city and state. Click on "Search". Office hours are listed here.Full Answer >
The United States Postal Service only provides free post office box addresses under very limited circumstances. These circumstances generally only apply to rural customers who are outside of established delivery areas and would otherwise have to pay for a post office box in order to receive mail.Full Answer >
It is possible for a consumer to deposit a post-dated check early. Whether or not this is an option usually depends on a specific bank's policy. Some banks hold the check until the date written on it, and others deposit it immediately.Full Answer >