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clearing EUR cheque in USA
Thread poster: xxxkvaloy
xxxkvaloy
Local time: 04:31
English to Azerbaijani
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Jan 25, 2005

Hallo!

I have a client in Europe who sent me a cheque in EUR to my American address. I was just warned by one of my friends that I might have problems with clearing cheques in EUR in American banks. If you have any experience with clearing EUR cheques in American banks, I would be grateful if you could share.
Thank you very much in advance.
Best wishes,
Sain Alizada


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Guylaine Ingram  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 19:31
English to French
No problem! Jan 25, 2005

Hello kvaloy,

My American bank accepts checks in Euro at no charge. You may have to do some "shopping" aroun'd but there are indeed US banks that take non US-currency checks free of charge.

Good luck,

Guylaine


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Sara Castagnoli
Local time: 01:31
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Jan 25, 2005



[Edited at 2005-03-09 17:10]


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ecuatraddesign
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Local time: 20:31
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Which one? Jan 25, 2005

Guylaine Ingram wrote:

Hello kvaloy,

My American bank accepts checks in Euro at no charge. You may have to do some "shopping" aroun'd but there are indeed US banks that take non US-currency checks free of charge.

Good luck,

Guylaine


What bank do you use? Mine can barely handle US dollars, let alone checks in euros.


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Guylaine Ingram  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 19:31
English to French
UMB Bank Jan 25, 2005

Pablo Ugalde wrote:

Guylaine Ingram wrote:

Hello kvaloy,

My American bank accepts checks in Euro at no charge. You may have to do some "shopping" aroun'd but there are indeed US banks that take non US-currency checks free of charge.

Good luck,

Guylaine


What bank do you use? Mine can barely handle US dollars, let alone checks in euros.


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davidgreen
German to English
I think Bank of America cashes them Jan 25, 2005

You'll have to deposit it and let it clear for ages but B of A I seem to remember doing this. Otherwise, call the big international banks and just open an account using the check and wait however long you need to wait. Shouldn't cost you anything but time.

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xxxkvaloy
Local time: 04:31
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takes 7 days to cash Jan 26, 2005

Thank you all very much for sharing your experiences with EUR cheques.
I talked to my bank yesterday and they said they cashed EUR cheques. Takes one week, but this is not a problem.
Sain Alizada


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 01:31
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...and the fees? Jan 26, 2005

Hi Sain,
I talked to my bank yesterday and they said they cashed EUR cheques. Takes one week, but this is not a problem.

...did you also check their fees?

Best regards,
Ralf


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xxxkvaloy
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free of charge Jan 26, 2005

Hi Ralf,

yes, I surely did! My bank told they did not charge any fees for this service.
Best wishes,
Sain Alizada


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