New York State Department of Financial Services Background Investigation

In New York State a background investigation is a mandatory step when organizing a financial services entity.  The NYS Department of Financial Services (formally known as the NYS Banking Dep’t) supervises the following types of business:

  • Budget Planners
  • Check Cashers
  • Licensed Lenders
  • Money Transmitters
  • Premium Finance Agencies
  • Sales Finance Companies

It is the responsibility of the applicant to hire an independent licensed private investigation agency to conduct the background investigation for their NYS Dep’t of Financial Services license.   Introspect Investigations USA, Inc. will conduct a full background on the applicant in compliance with NYS Department of Financial Services requirements for the specific license applied for.  As required, our completed reports are sent directly to the NYS DOFS. *NOTE – As a NYS licensed private investigation agency, Introspect Investigations USA, Inc. is authorized to conduct these investigations.

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