Cheque and Credit Clearing and the Image Clearing System are owned and operated by leading retail payments authority, Pay.UK. 

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Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme

Find out more about the scheme and organisations accredited

The Bank Giro Certification Scheme

All you need to know about printing Bank Giro Credits

Cheque fraud advice

Learn how to spot and avoid cheque fraud, and see the latest statistics.


Frequently asked questions about all things cheques and credits.
sort code checker

Sort code checker tool

Check what payment schemes your sort code may be valid for.

History of the cheque

Learn about the history of the cheque.