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Information and Resources for Check Cashers

Applications

Application Type Application & Instructions Individual Forms
Note: all references below to Banking Law and Superintendent's Regulations refer to New York State Laws and Regulations

Check Casher
No person, partnership, association or corporation may engage in the business of cashing checks, drafts or money orders for a consideration in New York without first obtaining a license from the Superintendent. 

For licensing requirements see Article 9-A of the Banking Law, sections 366 to 374 and Superintendent's Regulations Parts 400, 416, 417 and 300.

Authority to Release Information
Background Report Certification
Community Need Criteria
Compliance Affidavit
Employee Introduction Letter
Financial Statement
Fingerprint Instructions
Litigation Affidavit-Individual
Litigation Affidavit-Licensee/Applicant
Money Transmission Agent Application
Questionnaire
Statement of Ownership
Taxpayer ID

Check Casher - Limited Station
Only a licensed check casher may apply for a limited station license under Section 400.9 of Part 400 of the Superintendent’s Regulations.

Authority to Release Information
Background Report Certification
Employee Introduction Letter
Financial Statement
Fingerprint Instructions
Litigation Affidavit-Individual
Litigation Affidavit-Licensee/Applicant
Questionnaire

Check Casher Employee
Licensed check cashers must report changes in directors, officers and employees as required under Section 400.7 of Part 400 of the Superintendent’s Regulations.

Employee Introduction Letter
Fingerprint Instructions

 

Fingerprinting Resources

Examination and Annual Assessment Information

Institutions We Supervise

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