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Money Transmitters

Arizona Adds Consumer Finance, Debt-Related, and Money Transmitter Licenses to NMLS July 1, 2017

NMLS is now receiving new application and transition filings for the following Arizona Department of Financial Institutions licenses. New applicants and existing licensees are now able to submit these records through NMLS.

  • Money Transmitter License
  • Money Transmitter Branch License
  • Consumer Lender License
  • Consumer Lender Branch License
  • Debt Management License
  • Debt Management Branch License


Note: Companies holding these license types are encouraged to submit a license transition request through NMLS by filing a Company Form (MU1) and an Individual Form (MU2) for each of their control persons.  Additionally, for each branch holding these license types, companies are encouraged to complete and submit a Branch Form (MU3). Click here for more information.

This License is required for any company who sells or issues payment instruments, receives money for transmission, exchanges payment instruments, or receives money for obligors for the purpose of paying bills, invoices, or accounts.

Who is exempt from this License?  Please review A.R.S. § 6-1203.

 
Company Licenses Description Requirements Checklist
Money Transmitter License
This license will become available in NMLS starting May 1st, 2017. See Arizona Revised Statutes Title 32, Chapter 9 – Money Transmitter for more information about who is required to have this license. (More Details)
Branch Licenses Description Requirements Checklist
Money Transmitter Branch License
This license will become available in NMLS starting May 1st, 2017. This License is required for any company who sells or issues payment instruments, receives money for transmission, exchanges payment instruments, or receives money for obligors for the purpose of paying bills, invoices, or accounts. See Arizona Revised Statutes Title 32, Chapter 9 – Money Transmitter Branch (More Details)

 

If you are not currently transitioning to the NMLS system, please click here.