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Cheques are a paper based payment method often used for buying goods and services in retailers, paying bills, and as gifts. However, as customers have increasingly found other payment methods more efficient and effective, cheque usage has rapidly declined over past 20 years resulting in fewer shops and retailers accepting cheques.

Review this section to find out more about what’s happening with cheques and the alternative ways you can make payments.

Cheque clearing

Need help & understanding of how long it takes for a cheque to clear? Have a look at our cheque clearing guide.

Other payment methods

Learn more about alternative and easy ways to pay for goods and services.

Common questions

Need to know more about cheques & cheque guarantee? Take a look at our frequently asked questions.