Edit an individual cheque created in Xero

Edit the number, memo, address, payee, or style you applied to a cheque created in Xero for a purchase, refund or expense claim.

  1. Go to Accounts, then Cheques.
  2. Open the cheque you want to edit.

    Image showing the Check register and the payee name to click on to edit the check.

  3. Edit the details.

    Image of the check edit window.

  4. Option Description
    Cheque #

    You can change the number to the next available number, or a cheque number you deleted.

    You cannot reuse a cheque number on an uncleared, reconciled, or voided cheque from the same bank account. Cheque numbers are unique across bank accounts.

    Pay to

    You can change the payee. Both names appear on the cheque - the original payee displays as a reference so you know who the payment is to.

    Cheques that have been issued to a payee name different from the contact name are denoted with an asterisk (*) on the Cheque Register.

    MemoAdd, edit, or delete a memo to display on the cheque.
    AddressIf you add or change the address of your payee, this will also update the contact's postal address.
    Cheque StyleYou can change the style applied to the cheque.
  5. Click Save.