Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation


Check Cashing Services


If you intend to conduct check cashing services in the State of Maryland, you may require a check casher license.


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Applications and Forms

Check Casher License (Original Office) Application (Word)
Check Casher License (Branch) Application (Word)
Check Casher Renewal Application (Word)
Update Licensing Contact Information (Word)

Laws and Rules

Applicants and licensees are expected to be knowledgeable about and in compliance with the Check Casher law, and any other applicable state or federal statutes and regulations.

Note: To access the Maryland Code Annotated, from the link below, select the “Maryland Code” folder, then select the individual folders or links provided to delve into the volumes, chapters, and/or sections of the publication.

Maryland Code Annotated, Financial Institutions § 12-101 et seq.

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