Cheque Authority Card

Pay for postage with a simple business cheque at your local Post Office branch.

Key benefits

  • Cash-free: employees don’t have to carry around petty cash
  • Keeps you safe: business cheques will only be accepted if they’re accompanied by a Cheque Authority Card
  • Simple: pay for any postal services at your local branch


How it works

Whatever postage you're buying at your local Post Office branch, you can now pay with a simple company cheque. With the cheque Authority Card, your cheque will be instantly validated.

There's no new account to set up – just give us your existing bank details, choose the Post Office branch you'll be using, and we'll do the rest.

Anyone with a business can apply for a Cheque Authority Card.

Download the application form or pick one up from your local Post Office branch. Fill it in and hand it to a member of staff at your local branch or pop it in the post.

Once you’ve got your Cheque Authority Card you can pay for Royal Mail and Parcelforce products at any branch using a business cheque and card.

Apply now

Get your Cheque Authority Card

Can we help?

For general enquiries, call:

0345 722 3344 8.15am-6pm, Mon-Fri
8.30am-2pm, Sat