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Check Cashers

A “Check Casher” is defined as “a person who, for compensation, provides currency in exchange for payment instrument received.”

“Payment instrument” is defined as “a check, draft, warrant, money order, traveler’s check or other instrument for payment of money, whether or not negotiable.”

NOTICE:  CHECK CASHERS TRANSITION TO THE NATIONWIDE MULTISTATE LICENSING SYSTEM (“NMLS”) BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

APPLICATION and REQUIREMENTS:

All Check Casher license applications, amendments, and renewal filings must be made through the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS).  Click HERE to access the TN Check Casher License New Application Checklist in NMLS.

RENEWAL of license through NMLS

2018 Renewal Annual Report Upload Center Click HERE

Licensing Contact Information
Email: ask.licensing@tn.gov
Phone: (615) 253-6714
Fax: (615) 253-7794