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Update/Add Check Writing


Free check writing is available for many MFS bond and money market mutual funds. Investments made by check must be in the account for at least 7 days before checks can be written against them.
Updating/Adding Check writing by phone

Check writing cannot be added by phone. If you would like to request paperwork be sent to you by mail, fax, or email in order to add check writing, please call 1-800-225-2606 and speak to a service representative. If you currently have the check writing privilege and need to order more checks please call a customer service representative at 1-800-225-2606.

Updating/Adding Check writing by mail

To update/add Check writing by mail, complete the appropriate service form for your account type.

Send the completed form to:

For Regular mail
MFS Service Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 55824
Boston, MA 02205-5824
For Overnight mail
MFS Service Center, Inc.
c/o Boston Financial Data Services
30 Dan Road
Canton, MA 02021-2809

Signature Validation Program (SVP) Stamp is required on the Transfer on Death form in order to add or update the Transfer on Death registration to an existing account. MFSC requires an original SVP stamp imprint on certain maintenance and non-financial requests for your protection. The following institutions may be able to provide an SVP stamp or signature guarantee stamp: eligible bank, broker, dealer, credit union, national securities exchange, registered securities association, clearing agency, or savings association. SVP stamps or signature guarantees shall be accepted in accordance with policies established by MFS Service Center, Inc.