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Money Transmitters Part III: Check Casher

Money Transmitters Part III: Check Casher: This license authorizes the holder to sell currency in exchange for payment instruments received, except for traveler's checks and foreign-drawn payment instrumentation.

Application Requirements

Apply for the license online via online services.

  • Click here for licensing fee information.
  • Click here for required application information.
  • Click here for changes in the fingerprint requirement procedure.

Licensing standards to qualify for licensure apply pursuant to Chapter 560.1401, Florida Statutes.

Check cashers may be required to maintain a federal registration as a Money Services Business (MSB) and comply with federal recordkeeping and reporting requirements. For additional information, click on the following links:

Maintaining or Renewing License

Filings to maintain, amend and renew the license are completed online via online services.

**Refer to Chapter 560.143(2), Florida Statutes for the associated renewal fees.

As a licensee under Chapter 560, Florida Statutes you are required to submit certain notices to the Office pursuant to Chapter 560.126, Florida Statutes. Refer to the statute for more information.

Note the following required filings (see all applicable forms in the Forms section below):

  • Quarterly Reports, submitted within 45 days after the end of each calendar quarter.

Click here for required records retention by licensed Check Cashers.

** Above are only some of the requirements of a licensee under Chapter 560, Florida Statutes and Rule 69V-560, Florida Administrative Code. To review all requirements of a licensee, please access Chapter 560, Florida Statutes, and Rule 69V-560, Florida Administrative Code.

Forms

OFR-560-01 -- Application to Register as a Money Services Business
OFR-560-02 -- Location Notification Form
OFR-560-03 -- Declaration of Intent to Engage in Deferred Presentment Transactions
OFR-560-04 -- Money Services Business Quarterly Report Form

Statutes and Rules

Chapter 560, Florida Statutes - Money Services Businesses

Rule 69V-560, Florida Administrative Code - Money Transmitters