In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to Department.Banking@ct.gov and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Licensed Money Transmitters

“Money transmission” means engaging in the business of issuing or selling payment instruments or stored value, receiving money or monetary value for current or future transmission or the business of transmitting money or monetary value within the United States or to locations outside the United States by any and all means including, but not limited to, payment instrument, wire, facsimile or electronic transfer.

NOTE: “Payment instruments”, “stored value”, and “monetary value” are all defined at Section 36a-596 of the C.G.S.

Questions concerning money transmitters and issuers of money orders and travelers checks may be directed via email to Anne Cappelli at the Consumer Credit Division.


To verify that a money transmitter is licensed to do business in Connecticut, please use the NMLS Consumer Access link below.

NMLS Consumer Access is a fully searchable website that allows the public to view information concerning state-licensed money transmitters.

NMLS Consumer Access Button

The following list is money transmitters and issuers of money orders and travelers checks currently licensed in Connecticut. Many retail businesses in Connecticut act as agents for these companies. Please click on the link below to download the file.

Downloadable Money Transmitter Licensee List as of June 1, 2021

**Windows users tip: once file is downloaded simultaneously select the "control" and "F" keys to find a particular name.