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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.”



  • Click HERE for the application to become licensed as a Check Casher.


  • Click HERE to renew a Check Casher license and submit an annual report.


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

Licensing Contact Information