License Minnesota

Electronic Funds Transmission (EFT) Authorization (Nonfinancial Institutes)

Minnesota Department of Commerce

Agency contact information:

Commerce, Minnesota Department of
85 7th Place East, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 539-1500
(651) 539-1547(fax)
Division of Financial Institutions
(651) 539-1700
(651) 539-1548 (fax)
Contact Info:


Minnesota Department of Commerce

Money Transmitters 

Banking and Finance

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The Minnesota Department of Commerce is the chief regulator for the banking, energy, insurance, real estate, securities, telecommunications industries and also operates Minnesota's Unclaimed Property.


Minn. Stats. 47.61



Electronic Funds Transfer Transmission Facility Authorization Application

Contact the MN Dept. of Commerce at (651) 539-1700.


Evidence of statutory requirements under Minn. Stats. §§ 47.62 and 47.64 and Minn. Rules.

Further information on the application requirements contact the MN Department of Commerce at (651) 539-1700.


$100 filing fee for nonfinancial institution application which may include multiple locations.

Licensing surcharge to be assessed

The Minnesota Legislature passed legislation requiring a 10% surcharge of no less than $5 and no more than $150 on each business, commercial, professional or occupational license. The funding from this surcharge will go to MN.IT Services (formerly Office of Enterprise Technology (OET)), which is establishing an electronic licensing system for the state. The surcharge will be in place through June 30, 2015. See Minn. Stat. § 16E.22.

Period of Issuance:

Perpetual until suspended or voluntarily closed or sold.

Length of Determination Process:

45 days after submission of complete application for nonfinancial institutions.

Other Pertinent Information:

Minn. Stat. § 47 .61-.74.