The Department of Banking and Securities works with several organizations and processes to ensure smooth renewal of licenses and registrations for companies and individuals.
Mortgage licensees, Money Transmitters, Check Cashers, Debt Management and Debt Settlement companies, Pawnbrokers will renew their licenses online through the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS).
Consumer Discount Companies, Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Companies, Retail Store Check Cashers, and Credit Services Loan Brokers can renew their licenses/registrations online through the department's DoBS Portal.
Securities Licenses and Registrations
Licenses and registration renewals for companies and individuals are handled through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's (FINRA) Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD) and Central Registration Depository (Web CRD) system. Renewal notices are issued by FINRA to registered firms in November of every year.