Stop Payment Letter [Sample]

Learn how to write a stop payment letter sample. Use our sample stop payment letter as a template for your stop payment letter.

Stop Payment Letter Sample

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]


[Name of Bank Manager]
[Name of Bank]
[Address of Bank]
[City, State, Zip Code]

RE: request to stop payment on lost check number [NUMBER] on account number [NUMBER]

Dear [Name of Bank Manager]:

This letter is a formal request that you do not give payment on check number [NUMBER]. It was written on [DATE] to [Name of Payee] for the amount of [AMOUNT]. 

Kindly treat this check as cancelled if it is presented for payment. I have issued a new check to the payee.

Thank you,

[Your Signature]
[Your Printed Name]