Checking FAQs

Checking FAQs

There are four ways to order checks: by phone with Harland Clark at 1.800.275.1053, by phone with a Call Center Specialist at 406.651.AFCU (2328), by mailing or bringing in your reorder form to your nearest location, or by ordering online.

We are happy to hear you want to switch your checking to us! After you have established your account with Altana, please use our free Switch Kit to move all of your account information.

Altana Federal Credit Union offers Courtesy Pay, a member benefit that may protect your account in the event of an overdraft. Please visit our Courtesy Pay page to learn more about this valuable service.

The fee to stop payment on a check is $25.You may place a stop payment on a check in two ways. You may either call the credit union and speak with a Call Center Specialist or you may visit your nearest Altana location.

The price of a box of checks ranges from around $15 to $25, depending on the style and type of check you are ordering. We also offer several accessories options to choose from such as checkbook covers, address labels, and personal organizers.

When wiring funds to an Altana account from another financial institution, provide the following wire information:
Millennium Corporate Credit Union
Helena, MT
ABA # 301180111

For further credit to:
Altana Federal Credit Union
Billings, MT
Account # 292977666

For final credit to:
Member Name
Account #

When wiring funds to an outside institution* from an Altana account, please visit any Altana location. Your signature and valid identification are required for outgoing wires.

If you need to initiate a wire by telephone, fax or email, you must first set up a wire password with us. This process may take several days, and requires additional verification for security purposes. Please contact us at (800)221-7555 or (406)651-AFCU(2328) for more information.

When sending a domestic wire (within the United States), please provide us with the following information:
Name of Financial Institution
Address
City and State
ABA and Routing Numbers
Name of the Account Holder
Account Number
and Account type
Any special instructions provided by the outside institution

When sending an international wire, please provide us with the following information:
Name of the Account Holder (Beneficiary Name)
Account Number or IBAN Number
Address of the Account Holder
City, Country, Zip of the Account Holder
Name of Financial Institution
Financial Institution Identifying Number (SWIFT, UKSORT, BLZ, BSB, TRNO)
Address of the Outside Financial Institution
Purpose of the transaction
Any special instructions provided by the outside institution
* We may contact you for more information as required by the receiving institution.

Cut Off times:
2:00 PM
International – 1:00 PM


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