Step 1: In the space where you would write the amount of the check. Write the word “VOID” over the written amount if you have written the amount already.
Step 2: Write the word “VOID” across the signature line on the check or right over your signature if you have already signed the check.
Step 3: Write the word “VOID” in big letters across the front of the check
Step 4: Write the word “VOID” in big letters across the back of the check
Step 5: Write the check number in your check register
Step 6: Write a note about the reason you voided the check, as future reference.