Check Cashers, Consumer Finance Companies, Money Lenders, Money Transmitters
Licensing Information and Applications:
The Banking Bureau of the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking regulates check cashers, money transmitters, consumer sales finance companies, money lenders and operators of non-bank ATMs in the District of Columbia.
The links below will assist with the licensing process for check cashers, money transmitters, consumer sales finance companies and money lenders. Non-bank ATM registration information is also available online.
For more information, please check us out on line at this link or email the Bankin Bureau at BankingBureau@DC.gov. You can also call the Banking Bureau’s licensing staff at (202) 727-8000 between 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday with any questions.
Mortgage Lender, Broker and Originator Applications are available on the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System website.