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How to Write a Cheque in SBI ?

Write a Cheque in SBI : State Bank of India is undoubtedly the largest and most trusted bank in India. It provides its account holders with a variety of banking products and options. One such product is Cheque Book. While filling up SBI Account Opening form i.e., when you open a bank account in SBI, you get the option to apply for a cheque book. You can also apply for SBI cheque book at a later stage. A Cheque is a very important document issued by a bank and is used to pay a specific amount of money from the account of one person to another person or entity in whose name the specific cheque has been issued.

A cheque is undoubtedly one of the best and safest modes of making payment. There are various types of Cheques used but the most used are Self Cheques, Account Payee Cheques, and Cancelled Cheques.

In this Article, we will tell you how to : 

  • Write a Self Cheque in SBI
  • Write an Account Payee Cheque in SBI
  • Write a Cancelled Cheque in SBI

How to Write a Self Cheque in SBI ?

A Self Cheque in SBI is a cheque which has Self or Yourself or Account Holder’s Name written on it by the account holder. This cheque can only be used by the Account Holder to receive cash from his account. This can be used as an alternative to an ATM card.

SBI Self Cheque Sample

How to Write a Self Cheque in SBI

How to Write an Account Payee Cheque in SBI ?

An Account Payee Cheque in SBI simply means, when you draw two parallel lines on the left corner of the cheque and write the words “Account Payee” between those two lines. Some people write it as “A/C payee”. Do remember that when you cross a cheque, the funds can only reach the account of the person, and cannot be encashed at a branch counter.

SBI Account Payee Cheque Sample

How to Write an Account Payee Cheque in SBI

How to Write a Cancelled Cheque in SBI ?

A Cancelled Cheque in SBI is one which is crossed with the word “Cancelled” is written on it. Except this, you do not need to write anything else on the cheque. As soon as you cross the cheque and write the word cancelled on it, no one can use or misuse this cheque. However, the cheque can be used to provide the account number, cheque number and MICR code to whosoever concerned.

SBI Cancelled Cheque Sample

How to Write a Cancelled Cheque in SBI

Cancelled Cheques may be used for :

  • KYC for various investments like mutual funds, stock investments, etc.
  • ECS – Electronic clearance service (ECS).
  • For completing the process of assigning EMIs for various types of loans such as home loans, car loans, education loans etc. the bank/company would ask for a cancelled cheque.
  • EPF Withdrawal
  • Insurance policy
  • Demat account

Final Words :

You might have noticed that writing a cheque in SBI is quite easy. Although we have mentioned the method to write Self, Account Payee and Cancelled Cheque in SBI. If you want to know the method to write any specific type of Cheque, you can leave your comments below. You can also read the procedure to fill SBI Cheque Deposit Slip.

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4 comments

  1. Thanks for the article.

  2. Aakanksha Katariya

    What if space for sign is not given… Do we still have to sign??

  3. In a non personal cheque is it necessary to affix the firm,s seal even if the same is preprinted in the cheque

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