Before doing business with a financial institution, company, or individual, DBFI recommends that you make sure they are properly licensed.
Banks and Credit Unions Regulated by DBFI
State Chartered Banks and Trust Companies
State Chartered Credit Unions
Verify Licenses with Federal Regulators
If DBFI does not regulate the institution or individual you are researching, check with the appropriate federal regulator below.
FDIC - Bank Find
FDIC bank find allows you to find information about federally regulated banks.
NCUA - Research a Credit Union
The National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) research a credit union tool allows you to find information about federally regulated credit unions.
FINRA Investment Broker Check
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) Broker Check allows you to view information about brokers currently registered with FINRA or who have been FINRA registered within the last 10 years.
Verify a Mortgage Institution, Loan Originator, or Consumer Lender
The Montana Division of Banking does not provide paper licenses. All proof of licensure is electronic on NMLS or NMLS Consumer Access.
Contains licensing/registration information on mortgage, consumer finance, debt, and money services companies, branches, and individuals licensed by state regulatory agencies participating in NMLS.