How do I send a cheque to first direct?

First Direct is a UK-based bank that was founded in 1989. It is a division of HSBC Bank plc and is headquartered in Leeds, England. They operates as a telephone and internet-based bank, and it does not have any branches. It was the first bank in the UK to offer 24/7 telephone banking, and it is known for its high level of customer service.

They wide range of offers for financial products and services, including savings accounts, current accounts,  credit cards and mortgages, loans. It also offers insurance products, such as home insurance and travel insurance.

First Direct has won numerous awards for its customer service, and it consistently ranks highly in customer satisfaction surveys.

Here we provide some easy step to send your cheque to first direct uk.

To send a cheque to First Direct, you will need to follow these steps:

Step 01: Write your cheque: Write your cheque for the amount you want to pay to First Direct, make sure to include the payee name and the amount in figures and words.

Step 2: Fill in the paying-in slip: You will need to include a paying-in slip with the cheque, which should have your account details and the amount you are paying.

Step 3: Post the cheque: Put the cheque and the paying-in slip in an envelope and address it to First Direct, including your account number on the back of the cheque.

Step 4: Send your cheque: Send the envelope via post to the following address:

First Direct head office,
40 Wakefield Road,
LS98 1FD,
United Kingdom

It’s important to note that when sending a cheque, it can take several days for it to clear, so you should allow for this when making your payment.

Pay in a cheque by using the mobile app

You can now pay in a cheque anytime, any place using your compatible phone.

Cheques that are paid in before 10pm on a working day using the app will be available by 11:59pm the next working day, providing it’s not been returned unpaid.

You will still be able to pay in a total of £750 in cheques per day with an individual limit of £500 per cheque.

All you need to do to pay in a cheque on your app is to long press on the account you’d like to pay your cheque into and select ‘Pay in a cheque’. If you don’t have the ‘long press’ feature on your phone, select the account you want the cheque to be paid into.

If you have an Android phone, you will need to tap the plus sign which can be found on the bottom right of the screen and then select ‘Pay in a cheque’.”

On an iOS phone, you will then need to tap the three dots on the top right of the screen and then select ‘Pay in a cheque’.

How to Paying in or withdrawing cash on first direct ?

By branch

At HSBC branches you can pay in cash over the counter and withdraw cash at the ATM and at the counter. Withdrawing cash over the counter is a free service – but you’ll need to arrange it first by calling us anytime on 03 456 100 100.

At the Post Office

If you have a 1st Account, you can use your debit card at any of the 11,500 UK Post Office® locations across the UK to:

Check your balance
Pay in
Withdraw cash

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