Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Money Transmitters and Currency Exchangers

If you intend to conduct money transmission business in Washington, you must apply for a Money Transmitter license.

A Money Transmitter license also permits operation of a currency exchange business. If you intend to operate only a currency exchange business, you should complete the Currency Exchange license materials below.

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Examinations Information

Examination information, frequently asked questions, and resources for Washington Money Transmitters.


Applications, Reports, and Forms

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Money Transmitter Annual Assessment Forms 2013 Print Only PDF
Washington Money Services License Application See: Apply for a License
Money Services License Amendment Application PDF Word N/A
Money Services Individual Background Form PDF Word N/A
Average Daily Transmission Liability (ADTL) Model Form N/A N/A Excel
Permissible Investments Worksheet Fillable PDF N/A N/A
Money Services Annual Assessment Report 2011 Print Only PDF or Fillable PDF
Money Services Surety Bond Form PDF Fillable Word N/A
Money Services Assignment of Account or Time Deposit PDF N/A N/A
Currency Exchanger Quarterly Report Form PDF N/A N/A
Money Transmitter Quarterly Report Form PDF Fillable Word N/A
Money Transmitter Office Closure/License Surrender Form PDF N/A N/A
Money Services Annual Assessment Report 2009 N/A Fillable Word N/A

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Laws and Rules

Applicants and licensees are expected to be knowledgeable about and in compliance with Chapter 19.230, Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Chapter 208-690 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) adopted to implement the law, and any other applicable state or federal statutes and regulations.

Chapter 19.230 RCW  - Uniform Money Services Act

Chapter 208-690 WAC - Regulation of Money Services Providers

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