Before beginning the filing process, please note the following:
    1. Browser specifications
      1. This system works with these browsers:
        • Chrome
        • Firefox
        • Internet Explorer (version 9 or higher, with Compatibility Mode turned OFF)
      2. Do not use your browser’s “Back” button. Use the system navigation buttons or data may be lost.
      3. Turn off the Pop-Up Blocker in your browser.
      4. Your browser’s “Print” function will let you keep these instructions handy while completing this filing.
    2. If you have an ACH debit block on your account, you must notify your financial institution. It may take your financial institution up to 2 days to remove the block from your account. Washington State Department of Financial Institutions' Company Identification Number is G911443137.
    3. Filing Process:
      1. Select your license type (Money Transmitter or Currency Exchange) and enter the last five digits of your license number.
      2. Provide complete Annual Assessment Report (AAR) information including:
        • Washington volume for each type of activity for the year
        • Company's permissible investments at year end
        • Company’s company-wide average daily outstanding transmission liability for the month of December 2020
        • Confirmation of the submission of financial statements via NMLS
        • Confirmation of submission of list of locations via NMLS, if applicable
        • Confirmation of submission of material changes via NMLS, if applicable
      3. Review your company's annual assessment reporting summary for accuracy and print a copy for your records.
        *If the information is not correct or you need assistance, please email or call 360-902-8703.
      4. Validate that your assessment fee is correct and submit payment information.
        • The online system accepts
          • Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover card) for assessment fees up to $10,000.00; OR
          • E-Check Payments
      5. Save your payment receipt for your records and close your browser.
    4. * Indicates required field. Once you begin the online filing process you will not be able to save your information and continue at a later time.
In order to file timely, you must submit the AAR and fees to the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on July 1, 2021. You must also be sure to upload required supporting documents, such as financial statements, to NMLS by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on July 1, 2021.
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