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Tennessee Money Transmitter Bond

How much does a money transmitter bond cost in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions requires money transmission professionals to post surety bonds to legally work within the state. Before beginning the bonding process, applicants should verify their required bond amount with the state in which they choose to do business. This bond must have $50,000 minimum coverage.

This specific bond type is subject to underwriting, meaning the amount you’ll pay depends on a review of your personal credit report as well as your required bond amount. Don’t worry about bad credit affecting your chance of posting a bond. The experts at SuretyBonds.com make the bonding process fast and easy for all applicants. Request your free bond quote now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Money Transmitter Bond Varies Starts at 1.5% 3-9% 10%+ Apply Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

If you’re ready to become bonded quickly, easily and accurately, call SuretyBonds.com at 1 (800) 308-4358 or submit a bond request. We can typically provide your free, no-obligation bond quote within 1 business day of submitting an application.

Why do I need this bond?

Tennessee money transmitter surety bonds guarantee that principals (money transmission professionals) will conduct business in compliance with Tennessee Code Annotated 45-7-201 and all other laws applicable to the business of money transmission. If fraudulent activity occurs as a result of malpractice conducted by the principal, consumers will not face any financial harm.

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What’s the fine print?

Tennessee money transmitter surety bonds are valid for one year after purchase. These bonds can be canceled by giving 30 days’ written notice to the Commissioner of Financial Institutions of the State of Tennessee.

How to become a money transmitter in Tennessee

To become a licensed money transmitter in Tennessee, applicants must provide the following information on the license application:

  • exact name of the applicant
  • residential address of applicant
  • complete address for the principal place of business
  • address of which the books and records are to be stored and maintained
  • addresses of additional places of business, if applicable

In addition, applicants must submit a nonrefundable application/investigation fee.

Upon the filing of the application, a mandatory investigation will be conducted to determine if all required criteria are met by the applicant.

Take the first step toward becoming licensed in Tennessee by purchasing the surety bond you need quickly, easily and accurately!

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Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions

Tennessee Money Transmitter Surety Bond Form

Application Process for Tennessee Money Transmitter License

Tennessee Code Title 45, Chapter 7, Part 2: Money Transmitters

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