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Check Verification

Welcome to the Treasury Check Verification Application

Issue information for U.S. Treasury checks can be verified provided that the financial institution has a valid routing transit number, check number and check amount. Treasury checks that are older than 13-months old will not be available in this application. These checks should not be cashed by your institution since they are no longer valid after one year. Please inform the payee to contact the issuing agency for additional information.

Please note that not all U.S. Treasury checks will contain the unique secure seal. Therefore lack of this seal does not imply the check is a counterfeit.

If no issue record is in the Treasury Check Verification Application (TCVA), it does not mean the check is invalid. Please note that the TCVA was created as a tool to assist in fraud detection, you still need to verify the security features of a US Treasury Check. Also, while not common, a US Treasury Check can be hand signed as opposed to signed by an automated process.

Treasury Check Verification Application (TCVA) is available from Monday 6:00 AM thru Friday 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

The Treasury Check Verification Application (TCVA) will be replaced with the new Treasury Check Verification System (TCVS). TCVS is now available and in the near future, we will publish a date when TCVA will be shut down. Please begin using TCVS at .

You can also find information on TCVS (Terms and Conditions) about a new Application Programming Interface (API) Key that financial organizations can request to integrate queries and results into your systems.

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