How long does it take for physical checks for clear? Jeff Swersky September 06, 2018 22:39 Updated Follow This is a question that needs to be answered by your bank but many banks credit your account within 72 hours. Related articles Do You Need Special Paper? eCheck Solutions Compared Enhanced Verification Solutions How to Deposit Checks How can I deposit a Printed Check? (Can I take it to the bank?) Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.