Cheque Authority Card

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The easy and secure way to manage your petty cash and make business postal purchases.

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 the Cheque Authority Card
  • Simple: pay for any postal services at your local branch

How it works

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

Download the application form online 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.

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Can we help?

For general enquiries, call:

0845Calls to 0845 numbers may be charged at up to 5p per minute from a fixed line and calls from mobiles can be considerably higher. Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and compliance purposes. 611 2970

8.15am-6pm, Mon-Fri

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