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Money Transmitters Overview

A money transmitter is a business that helps a person to send or receive money within the United States or abroad, typically by means of a wire transfer, money order, or stored value card. Money transmitters must have a license to operate and are regulated by the Office of the Commissioner of Banks.

Latest News

  • The transition period to the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) for money transmitters is between November 15, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Existing licensees need to transition during this period. Please see FAQs for more information.