Become certified to print bank giro credits

Certification is open to printers wishing to produce bank giro credits (BGCs) that go through the credit clearing system in the UK. Members of the Cheque Printer Accreditation Scheme (CPAS) are also accredited to print BGCs.

To join, a firm must:

The approval process involves the printer preparing sample vouchers for testing by the relevant bank relationship manager to confirm that the vouchers comply with the requirements of Standard 3.2 – Automated Processing of Vouchers (Credits).

Application for certification

Printing firms that want to apply for certification can obtain further information and an application form by completing the request form below.