When a check is payable to you, you’re the only person who can do anything with it.
If you don’t want to cash a check yourself or depositing the check is not an option, you might be able to sign the check over to somebody else.
That person would then deposit into their account or get cash.
Can you cash a check that’s not in your name?
Blank endorsement: A blank endorsement is made by signing your name on the back of the check. You must sign it exactly the way it appears on the “Pay to the Order of” line. Anyone can cash or deposit a check with a blank endorsement, even if the check is not written to him or her.
Can I cash someone else’s check at Walmart?
All you need to do is present your endorsed check to the cashier at one of our checkout lanes, along with valid identification, and pay the required fee. there’s no need to register to cash checks with us or to have either a Walmart store credit card or Walmart MasterCard.
How do you sign a check over to somebody else?
How to Sign/Endorse a Check Over to Someone Else
- Plan Before Endorsing a Check to Someone Else.
- Confirm the Person/Entity Will Accept a Signed-Over Check.
- Ensure the Person’s/Entity’s Bank Will Accept the Check.
- Sign the Back of the Check in the Top Section of the Endorsement Area.
- Write “Pay to the Order of” and the Third Party’s Name Below Your Signature.
How do I cash a 3rd party check?
In general, the most reliable way to cash a third-party check is to bring it to a bank or credit union. Your own bank or credit union may be able to help you, though the specifics of its policy may vary from location to location. In some cases, both parties may need to be present in order to cash the check.