The Department of Financial Institutions has oversight responsibility for ND state-chartered banks, trust companies, credit unions and various consumer entities. The information on this page will assist you in finding whether an entity is regulated and or licensed by this office.
Online License Application and Renewal System
Welcome to the North Dakota Department of Financial Institution's online license application and renewal system.
Who We Regulate
The following types of entities operate within the State of North Dakota and are supervised by our agency: State-chartered banks, credit unions, and trust companies; money brokers; mortgage loan originators; collection agencies; money transmitters; debt settlement service providers; and deferred presentment service providers. You can search for Who We Regulate; however at this time you cannot search for debt settlement service providers. Click here for a current list of licensed Debt Settlement Service Providers.
To verify a mortgage company or individual please click the button below and you will be redirected to the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry Consumer Access website.
Who We Don't Regulate
The following types of entities operate within the State of North Dakota but are supervised by other regulatory agencies or municipalities:
- National Banks
- Federal Thrifts
- Federal Credit Unions
- Pawn Brokers - Pawn brokers are licensed and supervised by the municipality in which they are located.
Rules and Regulations
The following are selected sections of the North Dakota Century Code that are applicable to financial institutions.