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An Post services

Using an An Post outlet

  • The level of service may differ at each An Post outlet as the Cheque lodgement option is available at designated An Post outlets only and is subject to different cut-off times depending on the outlet
  • Transactions carried out at An Post will take longer to be credited to your account, than if they were made in an Ulster Bank branch
  • Cash lodged through An Post (Personal and Non-personal customers) will be credited to your Ulster Bank account within 2 hours if lodged in An Post before 3:30pm. Cash lodgements received after this time will be credited by 10am on the next business day
  • You’ll be charged €0.80 per transaction made at An Post outlets if you don’t meet the current account fees and charges waiver criteria. For more information please visit our current account fees and charges page
  • Personal customers can lodge up to €4,999 per cash transaction (lodgements or credit card bill payments)
  • Non-personal customers can lodge up to €49,999 per cash transaction (pre-notification to An Post may be required for cash amounts over €4,999)
  • Cheques lodged through An Post (Personal and Non-personal customers) will be credited to your account on the next business day*. Cheques lodged on a Saturday will be credited on Tuesday (or Wednesday if Monday is a Bank Holiday) * Please note this is subject to change if An Post are experiencing postal delays
  • Payments to Credit Cards (available for Personal customers only) will be credited to your account on the next business day*. Credit Card payments made on a Saturday will be credited on Tuesday (or Wednesday if Monday is a Bank Holiday). * Please note this is subject to change if An Post are experiencing postal delays
  • New barcoded credit books will replace existing Ulster Bank credit books and can be used in both Ulster Bank branches and An Post outlets
  • Cash and cheques must be lodged as separate transactions in An Post, and not together on the same barcoded personalised credit slip
  • Personal customers are not charged for using An Post services
  • For Non-personal customers using An Post, the separation of cash and cheque lodgements means that a manual transaction charge will be generated for each credit slip used. Our Standard Business Current Account transaction fees apply - please see our brochure 'A Guide to Business Current Account Fees' or visit ulsterbank.ie for more information
  • Customers cannot withdraw funds or check their balance at an An Post outlet
  • An Post staff have no visibility of customer details and therefore cannot answer queries on accounts
  • A maximum of €200 in coin may be lodged per transaction at An Post’s discretion
  • Foreign/non-Euro cash cannot be accepted by An Post for lodging to Ulster Bank accounts
  • Foreign/non-Euro cheques cannot be accepted by An Post for lodging to Ulster Bank accounts
  • Ulster Bank "Fast Lodgement" envelopes cannot be accepted by An Post

A breakdown of the services available

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