When writing a request letter for stopping payment of a cheque, be clear and polite. Introduce yourself and provide all necessary information about the cheque and the reason for stopping its payment. Make a clear request for stopping the cheque payment, explain the reason, and ensure you include all relevant details. Always thank the receiver for considering your request. Avoid unclear language and make sure to include all necessary information.

Sample Letter: Request Letter to Bank for Stopping Payment of a Cheque

The Manager,
___________ (Name of the Bank),
___________ (Address of the Bank),

Date: __/__/____ (Date)

Subject: Request for stopping payment of cheque

Respected Sir/Madam,

With due respect, my name is _______________ (name), and I hold a ___________ (personal/savings/current/business/other) account in your bank, having the account number _____________ (mention account number).

I am writing this letter to request the stoppage of payment for cheque number _____________ (mention cheque number), dated __/__/____ (Date), amounting to ___________ (mention amount). The cheque was issued to ___________ (name of the payee) for ___________ (reason/purpose).

The reason for stopping the payment is ___________ (cheque lost/issued in error/unauthorized use/payment dispute/any other reason).

I kindly request you to process this stop payment request at the earliest to prevent any unauthorized transaction. If you need any further information, please feel free to contact me at __________ (contact details).

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

___________ (Your Name)
___________ (Account Number)
___________ (Contact Number)