Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Bryan A. Schneider, Secretary  
Bruce Rauner, Governor
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Key Agency Contacts for the Regulation of Sellers and Distributors of Checks

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Consumer Notice
If you know a company or person that is selling checks to consumers or businesses in Illinois, but is not on our active list of registered Check Printers, then please send an email to and indicate the name of the person/company, its address, contact information, website (if any), and describe how you came in contact with the Check Printer.

Frequently Asked Questions   Registration Forms
What is a Seller or Distributor of Checks?   Registration of Sellers or Distributors of Checks
What are the rights and responsibilities of a Check Printer?   Sellers or Distributor of Check Bond
How does one become a Seller or Distributor of Checks?   Certification of Continued Compliance with the Bond Requirements
How do I find an insurance company that is authorized by the State of Illinois to issue surety bond?    
I am a Check Printer and my surety bond is being cancelled. What do I need to do?    
If I sell or dissolve my Check Printer business, how do I let DFPR know?    
Illinois Statute   Initial and Annual Registration Fee
Act 690 -- Check Printer and Check Number Act   $200

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