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I'm moving soon to the Philippines and was concerned about getting my security deposit back. I was wondering what the California law is? Can I only have the security deposit mailed to me as a check, or can it be another form of payment? My bank isn't in the Philippines. How would I deposit the check, if it even arrives! Or is there another way I could receive the payment?

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talk to your landlord and work it out

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I agree.  Talk to the landlord, tell him you are moving out of country.  Ask him to give you the money on a prepaid VISA card or to deposit it directly in your new bank account.

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Yes, you should consider conversing with your proprietor letting him know that you need to move out and needing to have your security deposit back. At that point,make a move out investigation together with your landowner too to report everything before taking care of back the keys to the proprietor. This device decreases security deposit related issue. 

Best luck

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