Pawn Shop Pawn Employees Forms

Pawn Shops- must be licensed before they can operate. If a license is being transferred, special permission must be obtained for temporary operation.

Pawn Employees-may work as though licensed if:

       They have applied for a pawn employee license, and it has not been issued or denied

       The Pawn Shop they work for has opted in to license Pawn Employees (if a Pawn Shop has not opted in, the applicant will not be able to submit an application) Click here for more details

        They have worked as a pawnbroker for less than 75 days


If you have specific legal questions, please seek the advice of an attorney.

Transfer of a Pawn Shop License

1. Log into ALECS

2. Click on  “Manage My Business” on the left hand menu

3. The buyer should initiate the process by requesting approval from the seller (step number 1). You will need the sellers MasterFile to initiate the request. 

Click Here For A Step By Step Guide (with images)


To renew licenses of shops and/or employees:

1. Log into ALECS

2. Click on  “Manage My Business” on the left hand menu

3. Select the option "Renew License" for shops or "Renew Pawn Employees"

How to Guide- Pawn Employee Renewal


Video Guide- Pawn Employee Application 

(if you are unable to submit an application, check with your corporate office to confirm if the pawn shop has opted to license their Pawn Employees)

Video Guide- Update Employment

Create a Pawn Employee Account 

Apply for a Pawn Employee License 

Criminal History- Required Documents

Manage Your ALECS Account (Change Email, Password, or Security Questions)

Update Employment 

To print a license, employees should create an ALECS account and print under "Manage My Business".

Search- See if employee licensed

Company Level Options in ALECS  (Termination Notices, etc.)


Your Pawn Shop

New license applications must be submitted online using ALECS 

Checklist (New Pawn Shop)

Amendments must be submitted online using ALECS unless instructed otherwise by OCCC.

Manage Your ALECS Account (Change Email, Password, or Security Questions) 

Kit- Transfer of Pawnshop License Application (All forms may not apply to your circumstances. See the transfer guide)

Checklist - Transfer License

Small County Change (less than 250,000 people)- (All forms may not apply to your circumstances.)

Large County Change (more than 250,000 people)- (All forms may not apply to your circumstances.)


Principal Party Required Forms

Personal Affidavit

Personal Employment History

Personal Questionnaire

Forms in alphabetical order:

Application Questionnaire Financial Statement: Schedules 1 - 3
Assignment of Statutory (Registered) Agent Financial Statement: Schedules 4 - 6
Bank Confirmation Statement of Experience
Disclosure of Principal Parties Statement of Records
Fee Worksheet  
Financial Statement  

All licensing documents are presented as PDF-fillable forms. Acrobat Reader is required to view, download, and complete forms. You must save all forms to your computer before entering data. Failure to do so may result in loss of data and files.