When you choose to print your eCheck, you will be provided a PDF version of the Check that needs to be authorized with your signature before depositing. Printed Checks can be deposited in the following ways:
- Mobile Check Deposit: Download a Check deposit app directly from your bank to your smartphone. Deposit your Check by taking a picture of it inside the app.
- RDC or ATM: Printed Checks can be cut to the size of a regular Check and inserted into a Remote Deposit Capture or an ATM to deposit the funds into your account.
- Presenting it to a bank teller at a branch office: Your Printed Checks are legally valid to be presented at the bank. However, bank tellers have varying experience and we cannot guarantee acceptance or the experience. Non-acceptance at bank counters is rare, but if it happens please use any of the alternate methods e.g. Deposit Online, Mobile phone deposit, ATM etc. When depositing to a bank teller at a bank branch we strongly recommend printing on check paper to avoid any issue. Purchase Check Paper Here.
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Regulations on Printed Checks
UCC regulations are clear on Checks - as long as a check conforms to the definition, it is a legal requirement for a bank to accept it when you present it to a bank teller. Please refer here: https://www.law.cornell.edu/ucc/3/3-104
The Check21 definition of a Check as defined per Federal Government specifically states a Check image reproduced cleanly in any paper is as valid as the original Check.