What is account payee check?
A Crossed Cheque is also called an Account Payee Only Cheque which means that, this cheque cannot be cashed directly. It can only be deposited into the bank account of the person to whom this cheque is issued.
So, the only way you can cash the cheque is by opening a bank account (or using your existing bank account) and deposit this cheque.
The payee, who is the person the check is written to. If they don't sign the back of the check before they deposit it, then the bank the check is drawn on (where the person who wrote the check banks at) can return the check for up to 7 years after it is deposited into the payees account. If that happens, then the bank where the payee banks at (where the check was deposited) will…