We welcome participation in our clearing system by organisations interested in offering cheque services to their customers.

Cheque processing has undergone a fundamental change with the launch of and full migration to the Image Clearing System (ICS). The ICS improves the customer experience with its faster clearing timescales, demonstrates our commitment to providing payment choice, rewards innovation and makes it much easier for organisations of all sizes to participate directly in the exchange and settlement process.  

For more information on the ICS, click here 

To find out about participating in the ICS please see the pages below.

To register your interest and to find out more details on the various ways in which you are  be able to participate please contact us at ICSEnquiries@chequeandcredit.co.uk



Participants in ICS

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Access Criteria – ICS

Participation Costs – ICS

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ICS Manual and ICS Contractual Framework