Deferred Presentment

Deferred Presentment services means a transaction pursuant to a written agreement involving the following combination of activities in exchange for a fee:  (A) Accepting a check dated on the date it was written; and (B) Holding the check for a period of time prior to presentment for payment or deposit.  No person shall engage in the business of Deferred Presentment Services without having first obtained a license.  A separate license shall be required for each location (branch) from which the business is conducted.

Payday Lending – Online, No person shall engage in the business of deferred presentment services in this state through the use of the internet, facsimile, telephone, or other means without having first obtained a license.

A person shall be deemed to be engaged in the business of deferred presentment services in this state, if the person induces a consumer, while located in this state, to enter into a deferred presentment services transaction in this state.

APPLICATION and REQUIREMENTS:

All Deferred Presentment license applications, amendments, and renewal filings must be made through the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS). Click HERE to access NMLS.

  • Click HERE to access the TN Deferred Presentment License Requirements Checklist in NMLS.

*  2017 Renewal upload center Click HERE: The upload center is down for maintenance.

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

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