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Given the breadth and depth of information on our website, we wanted to make navigation as simple as possible. For that reason, we have arranged the content on our new website not only by audience, but also by topic. Click on any subject highlighted below to dig deeper.


  • Banking

    Find forms, applications, and procedures to organize and operate a state-chartered bank in Minnesota.


  • Collections

    We license collection agencies and debt collectors. Our efforts help protect consumers and promote a competitive marketplace.

  • Credit Unions

    We supervise and examine state-chartered credit unions. Our staff enforces laws, rules, and regulations with credit unions.

  • Debt Management

    We license and regulate businesses that help consumers manage debt, resolve debt, and improve their credit.


  • Identity Theft

    Protect your idenity and and safeguard your personal information. View tips to prevent being a victim of identity theft.

  • Interest Rates

    Find interest rates for agricultural loans, home loans, and more.


  • Licensing & Certification

    Information on licensing, registration and certification for financial industries.

  • Loans & Lending

    Information for payday lenders, regulated lenders, and industrial loan and thrift corporations.


  • Money Transfers

    We license and regulate individuals and businesses that cash checks and transmit money.

  • Mortgage

    Look up recent legislative changes and find frequently asked questions. Learn more about mortgage lending in Minnesota.

  • Safe Deposit

    Information on and for safe deposit companies and investment certificate companies.


  • Securities & Investments

    We register securities agents and investment advisers while helping consumers make informed investment decisions.

  • Tools & Resources

    Important information for consumers and financial institutions.


  • Trusts

    Trust companies must be licensed by our department to do business in Minnesota.