How to Endorse a Check

Turn your check into dollar bills by endorsing it.

You will need

  • A bank
  • A check made payable to you
  • A pen
  • Your bank account number

Step 1 Take the check to the bank Take your check to your banking institution.

Step 2 Sign in space allotted Sign your check in the designated area only. The back of the check will tell you where to sign your name.

Step 3 Sign your name exactly the way it appears on the front of the check.

Step 4 Write account number Write your bank account number below your signature.

Step 5 Write "For deposit only" Write “For deposit only,” under your account number when mailing your check to the bank, or when someone else is depositing it for you.