Safety Measures

Check Book Safety Measures:

Tips To Keep Your Check Book Safe

  • Record all details of checks issued.
  • Do not leave your check book unattended. Always keep it in a safe place, under lock and key.
  • Whenever you receive your checkbook, please count the number of check leaves in it. If there is a discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the Bank immediately.
  • Verify serial continuity of the cheque numbers. If there is a discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the Bank immediately.
  • Inform the bank immediately if you lose/misplaced your cheque book, a leaf or a requisition slip.

Tips To Fill A Cheque Leaf Correctly


  • Do not sign blank cheques. Always fill in the date, the name of the receiver and the amount before signing the cheque.
  • Remember to cross your cheque whenever applicable and prevent it from being misused.
  • Always draw a line through any unused space.
  • Never sign in multiple places unless authenticating a change.
  • Avoid using cheques with changes on them. Issue a new cheque if possible.
  • When you cancel a cheque, mutilate the MICR band and write "CANCEL" across the face of the cheque
  • Do not write/sign/mark/pin/staple/paste/fold on the MICR band.
  • Unused requisition slips should be destroyed or returned to the bank.
  • Kindly use the transaction sheet to record details of cheques issued by you.

Contact Us

  1. If you find any discrepancy in the number of cheque leaves of the cheque book you receive.
  2. If you have lost an issued cheque and need to give a "stop payment" instruction.
  3. To request a new cheque book.


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