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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 These checks should not be cashed by your institution since they are no longer valid after one year.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 Saturday 12:01 AM Eastern Time.

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Effective August 10, 2019, the URL for the Treasury Check Verification Application (TCVA) website is changing.
The new URL will be https://tcva.fiscal.treasury.gov; however, it will not be active until August 10, 2019.

On August 10, 2019, an active link to redirect you to the new URL will be displayed on the current webpage https://tcva.fms.treas.gov for 30 days.
After the 30-day period has ended, the URL will no longer be available, and you will be required to use the new URL

Please ensure any automated query operations are updated with the new URL to avoid interruptions to your processing.



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