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Virtual Currency Licensing


Completed Applications may be submitted in hardcopy to:

New York State Department of Financial Services
Virtual Currency Applications
One State Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10004-1511

BitLicense FAQs

The Department’s responses to a series of frequently asked questions about BitLicense. These questions and answers may be updated from time to time as necessary. 


Questions regarding the VC license or licensing process may be referred to and should include contact information.

Regulatory Framework

View the final DFS rules for virtual currency business activity and the public comments received by the Department in response to the proposed rules published in 2014 and 2015 on our BitLicense Regulatory Framework page.


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