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Check Casher

A non-depository license from the State Bank Commissioner

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner licenses and regulates hundreds of non-bank businesses that provide financial services in Delaware. Licenses for Cashing Checks, Drafts or Money Orders are issued to businesses who cash such items for consumers for a fee in excess of ten cents per item.

More Information

https://banking.delaware.gov/apply-for-a-license/

Department: State

Division: Bank Commissioner

Term

1 year, after initial license period. Application due by 12/1 each year. Renewal process begins in August. Applications are mailed to companies in August. Applications are available online beginning in September.

Application Form

https://banking.delaware.gov/apply-for-a-license/

Renewal Form

Renewal forms are available via the Bank Commissioner's site, from early September through the end of January at: http://banking.delaware.gov/applicense/renewals.shtml

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title5/

Applicable Rules and Regulations

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title5/

Contact

The Licensing Area can be contacted by email at Elizabeth.miller@state.de.us and by phone at 302-739-4235.

Registry of Licenses Search

https://banking.delaware.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/73/2017/10/WEB-Oct-19-Cashing-of-Checks-Drafts-or-Money-Orders.pdf

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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