NORMAL CLEARING AND SETTLEMENT ON NOV. 13-15, 2017

PCHC will open on Nov. 13-15 to accept clearing transactions nationwide despite declaration that these dates are non-working holidays in Metro Manila, Bulacan and Pampanga. Payments and Settlements Office of the BSP, PhilPaSS will likewise open to settle the clearing results. EPCS+ and PDDTS will also be available as usual.

Business as usual today, October 30, 2017

BSP PhilPaSS will be open today for settlement of clearing results notwithstanding suspension of government work and classes in all levels in the city of Manila.

RESUMPTION OF CLEARING TODAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

Clearing Operation will resume today, October 17, 2017 (Tuesday) even with the announcement that work in government offices is still suspended due to the continued nationwide transport strike.

CUT-OFF FOR ACCEPTANCE OF OLD FORMAT CHECK

While old format checks will no longer be acceptable for clearing by July 3, 2017 as cut-off for acceptance is set to June 30, 2017, the following however are still acceptable:
1. Post-Dated Old Format Checks accepted and warehoused by banks prior to January 2017
2. Old Format Checks originally presented on or before June 30, 2017 but subsequently dishonored (with re-presentable reason) and re-cleared/re-deposited after June 30, 2017.
3. Old Format CHARGE SLIP or SPECIAL CLEARING RECEIPT used by banks and PCHC in settlement of clearing discrepancies and charges.
4. CICS-compliant checks without pre-printed currency/transaction code (000) on the MICR code line are not old format thus acceptable for deposit/clearing. CICS-compliant checks are easily recognized/distinguished due to the presence of the waiver and authorization statement on the face of the check.

Get in touch with our Help Desk for additional info or concern.

CICS Informative Video

To know more about the CHECK IMAGE CLEARING SYSTEM or CICS, please view our informative video:


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PCHC Advisory:
ADVISORY on CICS.011717