New York State enforces banking laws, including rules about policy and fee disclosure. Check cashing businesses must be licensed by the State Banking Department.


Report a problem with a check cashing business.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York State Department of Financial Services
  • Division: Consumer Help Unit
  • Phone Number: (877) 226-5697
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM