Cheque arrival time

Hi all,

Last Saturday (6th) I sent a cheque to Monzo’s freepost address and I still haven’t had confirmation in the app that it’s arrived. I’m starting to worry that it’s got lost as it’ll be very difficult to replace. I know I should have sent it signed for to the actual address, hindsight is a wonderful thing. Monzo say it can take 5-7 days but realistically I’ve never seen 2nd class post take that long.

Has anyone here had to wait the full 7 days for a cheque to arrive?

Cheers,
Ollie

I have just had 2 cheques processed and the delivery and confirmation took about 5 business days so I don’t think you have anything to worry about just yet.

I would wait until Monday and if still nothing message then on chat.

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Yeah especially posting on a Saturday as it might not be collected til Monday

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Unless you posted it by the very early Saturday mail collection cut off time (10.30am at my local post office) then, as @Rat_au_van states, your mail could have sat there until 5-6pm on Monday evening. It will then have started being processed Monday night/Tuesday morning and the freepost is most likely second class delivery (unless I can be corrected) so is well within the delivery times for slightly delayed first class and on time second class.

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Great, thanks all :+1:

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I sent one in just before Christmas and it was a month until the money was in my account.
I imagine it would have been a busy time for them though. Cheque deposits at another time will probably be quicker.

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That’s ridiculous. I have to admit that the whole process of getting a cheque into your account is one thing I’m not very impressed with so far. It’s takes far too long. I know that cheques aren’t that common these days but I have no idea why monzo put that imaging test on hold.
From now on I think I’ll just put cheques into a high street bank account where it would have cleared by now.

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If only they continued with the cheque imaging…

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