Requirements for Check Casher Employees

Each licensed check casher is responsible to ensure that all employees are registered with the Department.  The Department must be notified of new employees before hiring.  Section 400.1(c)(4) of the Superintendent’s Regulations requires the fingerprinting of all employees and every person connected with a licensed check casher.  Please refer to the Fingerprinting Instructions

The following must be submitted to the Department for each employee and every person connected with a licensed check casher:

  • A completed Employee Introduction Letter.
  • Two passport-style photographs measuring not more than 2” x 2”. Please print the person’s name and social security number on the reverse side of each photograph.
  • A receipt issued by an IdentoGO Center located in New York State, indicating the fingerprinted individual's name, fingerprinting site location, date and time, fee paid, and reason for fingerprinting.

Please mail these items (all originals – NO photocopies) to the Department at:

New York State Department of Financial Services
Licensed Financial Services
One State Street
New York, NY 10004-1511

Additionally, please notify the Department immediately in writing, when an employee’s employment at the check casher has ceased.

If you have any questions concerning this requirements, please contact the Department at (212) 709-5507.