How can I send checks with Baselane?

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Written by Mohanad A.
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What are the different ways I can send a check with Baselane?

With Baselane Banking you can send checks to third parties/vendors in a few ways:

  • Mail a check via Baselane: Enter your vendor's information and the payment amount in the Baselane portal, and Baselane will print and mail the check directly to their address on your behalf (costs $2 per mailed check)

  • Third party printed checkbook: You can print a checkbook directly from a third party, like Costco, Walmart, or Office Depot. Note: not all third parties have been tested and they may not all work

  • Order a Baselane checkbook (Coming Soon): Order a Baselane branded checkbook to your address with the click of a button (costs $15 per checkbook: contains 80 checks)

How do I 'Mail a Check' via Baselane?

Baselane is excited to introduce our latest feature: 'Mail a Check'. This convenient service allows you to send checks directly from your Baselane platform, streamlining your payment processes and enhancing your financial management capabilities.

Follow these easy steps to mail a check:

  1. Within your Baselane Banking Tab, navigate to the Send Funds section

  2. Select Mail a Check

  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the check details

Note: it takes 5-8 business days for the check to be delivered.

Important information:

  • You must have an active Baselane Banking account to use the 'Mail a Check' feature

  • There is a $2 fee for each check you send via our Check Writing service

  • The minimum amount for writing a check is $2

  • The amount you can send via check must adhere to the standard and higher account limits. Please see the Deposit Limits in this article

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can I cancel a check after it has been sent?

Checks can only be cancelled while in 'pending' status before the 12 p.m. ET cutoff on business days. After they enter the "InProduction" state, cancellation is not possible. To cancel a check, please contact Baselane Support at [email protected] for assistance.

Can I schedule a check to be sent in the future?

Checks cannot be scheduled for future dates; there is no schedule timer available.

How can I track the status of the Check?

You can track the status of your check in the Transactions tab, including details such as the sending date, account, recipient, and memo.

The status will update through the following stages: Processing (en route to the address) > Delivered (arrived in the mailbox) > Processed (cashed by the recipient).

When is the money withdrawn from my bank account?

Funds are deducted from your account once the check is deposited.

Does the Check expire?

Checks will expire after 180 days from the date it was issued.

What if the recipient claims that they have not received the Check?

If a check does not reach its intended recipient, Baselane support can inquire about its status on your behalf.

What happens if the check is returned to the sender?

If a check is returned to the sender, a new check must be issued after verifying the information.

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