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Money Service Businesses

The Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (Department) licenses and regulates certain Money Services Businesses (check cashers, check sellers and money transmitters - collectively referred to as MSBs) conducting business in Georgia.  Access more information for each license / registration type from the links below:

Check Cashers
Check Sellers
Money Transmitters

Quarterly MSB Newsletter


FINCEN BSA/AML Information

The FinCEN publication "Money Laundering Prevention-An MSB Guide" is available in several languages. Quick Reference Guides on Bank Secrecy Act requirements and reporting suspicious activity are also available in these languages. The products can be ordered from the internet at: http://www.fincen.gov/financial_institutions/msb/materials.html.

The IRS also has valuable information for MSB companies  on the IRS internet site at BSA Compliance - IRS.