The Wisconsin Community Currency Exchange Bond is required by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Financial Institutions. The bond states that the bondholder shall comply with the provisions of Section 218.05 of the Wisconsin Statues. In addition, they shall comply with all lawful orders, rules and regulations in effect. Five Thousand dollars ($5,000) is the bond amount, per proposed location.
Who needs a Wisconsin Community Currency Exchange Bond?
Community currency exchange is defined as any person engaged in the business of and providing facilities for cashing checks. As well as, drafts, money orders and all other evidence of money acceptable to currency exchange. This is done for a fee, service charge or other consideration.
Individuals must be licensed with the State. The Community Currency Exchange bond is one of the licensing requirements.
What are other licensing requirements?
- Completed Community Currency Exchange application
- Financial statements
- Insurance Policy
- Payment for Fees
- Certificate of Good Standing, if applicable
- Criminal history report
- Officer resumes
- Business plan
- Floor plan diagram
How do I obtain a Wisconsin Community Currency Exchange Bond?
First, start the process by completing our easy to navigate, free online application form. Then, after your application has been submitted, one of our surety agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote on the bond premium. After that, once you are ready to move forward, you just need to pay the premium and sign the agreement. Lastly, your bond will be mailed to you by USPS Priority Mail. Overnight delivery is also available for an additional fee.
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