How to Order Check-Writing Checks
Confirm your account is set up with the check-writing option. If you’re not sure, contact your financial advisor.
Submit the Request
Do it online:
- Go to My Accounts.
- Sign in to your account.
- Click Profile & Settings.
- Under Other, next to Money Market Checks, click Order.
Contact your financial advisor.
Call us: (800) 421-4225.
Send it to us: We need a letter of instruction with your account number and signature.
- Mail the letter to your American Funds service center.
- Fax it to (888) 421-4351.
You will receive a book of 20 checks.
How long will it take?
- Online or phone: Changes are immediately reflected in your account.
- Mail: Requests are generally processed within 5 days of receiving them, provided they contain the necessary information and legal documentation.