The State of South Carolina Attorney General, Legal Services Division regulates and administers the Money Transmission program and has oversight of the licensing, as well as handling of auditing and consumer complaints. Chapter 11 Section 35-11-200 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina requires any person that is in the business of advertising or providing money transmission services and currency exchanges to first obtain a license.
The premium that you pay for a South Carolina Money Transmission Surety Bond is dependent on credit and the bond amount required. Our rates start at 1.5% of the bond amount with good credit. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists for a free quote that fits your specific situation.
The SC Anti-Money Laundering Act has not given a date when the new act will go into effect. The Act was supposed to have begun June 9, 2017 but that date has now been pushed back.
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