Apply for a Check Casher or Check Casher with Small Loan Endorsement (Payday Lender) License
On July 30, 2012, Washington introduced NMLS as a new way to apply for and maintain your Check Casher or Check Casher with Small Loan Endorsement (Payday Lender) license.
NMLS streamlines the application process as well as the maintenance of your company’s license by providing a central location for company information and reducing the items you must mail to DFI. At this time, some applicants are required to apply through NMLS and some are not.
Use the links below to access information about how to apply for your desired license.
Check Casher with Small Loan Endorsement
(Payday Lending License)
All payday lenders must apply for their license through the NMLS system.
Apply for Payday Lending License
How to apply for a payday lending license.
Check Casher License
Check Cashers are required to apply through NMLS.
Apply for License through NMLS
How to apply through NMLS.
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