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 May 1, 2024

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