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More Secure Than a Typical Check

The biggest difference between a cashier’s check and a regular check is that a cashier’s check is guaranteed by the financial institution, not the writer of the check. That makes them more secure for large transactions.

How to Order a Cashier’s Check

 It’s easy and convenient to order a cashier’s check from home. Use digital banking* to place an order and choose to have the check delivered to your home or available for pickup at your local branch.

Through the Mobile App

  1. Sign in to the Navy Federal app.
  2. Select More.
  3. Select Send Money.
  4. Select Request a Cashier’s Check.
  5. Select New Cashier’s Check or one of the last 5 checks requested to be used as a template.
  6. Complete the required fields and choose your delivery method.
  7. Select Submit, then Done to complete the order.

Through Online Banking

  1. Sign in to your account at navyfederal.org.
  2. Select the Account Services tab.
  3. Select Request Cashier’s Check under Checking & Savings.
  4. Select a blank cashier’s check or one of the last 5 checks requested to be used as a template.
  5. Complete the required fields and choose your delivery method.
  6. Select Submit, then Done to complete the order.

Other Methods

You can also order checks by mail or by calling 1-888-842-6328.

To order by fax, send a signed fax, including the amount of the check, payee’s name and address, and contact information to 703-255-7739.

Delivery

Cashier’s checks may be sent to the address on your account or routed to any Navy Federal branch in the U.S. or overseas for pickup. If you choose to have the cashier’s check mailed, it will be sent to the address on your account. Delivery time will vary based on the shipping method chosen. Deliveries via regular mail normally arrive within 5-7 business days. Expedited shipping options, including overnight delivery, are available for an additional fee.

Limits

Orders made online or with a mobile device are subject to a maximum of $2,500 if the check is being sent by mail. Requests greater than $2,500 can be submitted via mail, fax, mobile or online, with branch pickup as the delivery method.

Third Parties

You may request checks payable to yourself, yourself and another payee, or to a 3rd party. Checks made payable to a 3rd party are available for branch pickup only.

Pickup

If you choose to pick it up at your local branch, follow the directions for branch pickup. Checks not picked up within 4 calendar days will be canceled and the funds returned to your account.