How to Endorse a Third Party Check?


To endorse a third party check you will want to write below where it says 'endorse check here.' Spell your name exactly like it is on the front of the check, even if they spelled it wrong. If so, sign again with the correct spelling underneath. You can stop there and that will be a blank endorsement. Anyone can cash it now, since you signed off. Never do this until you are about to give it, mail it or deposit it. Even better, you can now write, under your signature: Pay to the order of (fill in the name of the person here) and they are the only ones that can now cash it. More info on endorsing third party checks on this site.
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1. Turn the check over to enter information on the back. Enter all information beneath the words, "Endorse Check Here" and above the line reading, "Do Not Write, Stamp
A third party check is when someone writes a check to someone else, and they endorse it and give it to you for you to cash, deposit in the bank, or use to pay for something.
Don't take it. Your bank won't cash it unless both of you are there with ID. The "stipulations" are also a huge red flag. Tell them to take it back to the person who gave
1. Flip the check you have received over and find the set of lines evenly spaced grey lines. Whatever you do with this check, only write on these lines—many checks will say
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How to Endorse a Check to a Third Party
When you endorse a check, your signature authorizes the bank on which the check is written to release funds to a person other than you or the check issuing party. Sign a third party check, which constitutes a special endorsement, in order to authorize... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
In order to endorse a third party check, the original payee must first sign the check in the designated location on the back of the check. The third party would then place their signature directly underneath the signature of the original payee.
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