Request Letter for Stop Payment of Cheque

Request Letter for Stop Payment of Cheque

[A cheque stop payment letter is a letter that is written by a person who has issued a cheque and intends to stop payment on that cheque, to their bank. Here briefly describe on sample Request Letter for Stop Payment of Cheque. There are various reasons as to why such a letter may be written. The usual process is when you issue a cheque to a person, he is entitled to encash it at his will. You can modify this sample as your requirement.]


The Manager…

Name of the bank…

Name of the branch…



Company name…

Authorized representative name…

The registered address of the company…

Subject: Notice to stop payment cheque(s) (bearing cheque number…)

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

This letter is to request you to stop payment of the cheque bearing number (*****), dated- (DD/MM/YY), in favor of (name of cheque holder), for the sum of (amount), on its submission due to (the reason to stop payment). (Describe in your words).

It is also requested that we are informed upon receipt and dishonor of the cheque when presented, at the earliest. (Cordially describe your greetings and requirements).


(Signature of the authorized representative)

(Name of the company)


Another format, [Email format]

To: Receiver mail address,

From: Sender mail address,

Sub: Requesting for stop payment of cheque no. (***) dated (dd/mm/yy)

Dear (Sir/name),

This is to bring to your kind attention that I hold a savings account in your prestigious Bank A/c no. (*****). (describe in your words). I have recently issued a cheque to my client, no. (******) dated (dd/mm/yy), but unfortunately, my accounts department told me that the amount in your bank is not sufficient for the cheque. (Describe actual cause and situation). Thereby, I request you to please make the stop payment of the cheque. I will also intimate my client regarding the inconvenience caused to him from our end. (Describe your requirements).

I will be very grateful to you if you could take prompt action regarding this matter. (Cordially describe your greetings and expectation).

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

Your name…

Business address…

Contact info…