To cash a Government Cheque, a government-issued ID is required. The ID must have both your photo and signature on it.
Government cheques cannot be negotiated when:
- Cheque is suspected to be counterfeit.
- Cheque has been endorsed or signed by a third-party.
- Cheque has been altered in some way.
- Cheque is connected with crime or fraud.
- Cheque is older than 2 weeks.
- Cheque is a replacement cheque.