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Banking Forms and Applications

June 30, 2014
Banking-Related Applications Manual:

This manual provides a detailed guide to the processes and procedures involved in the various banking-related corporate transactions requiring Department approval, review, registration or notification.

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June 30, 2014
Statement of Policies:

This policy manual contains Department policy statements that are intended to provide the public and the banking industry with a better understanding of the basis for decisions by the Department. The policy statements are intended to be applicable in the large majority of the decisions.


Banking Applications/Forms:

June 19, 2013

Applications for consent to establish a branch office under Section 7-1-601 O.C.G.A., should utilize this form (Uniform Interstate Application/Notice form).  If the bank meets the expedited processing criteria, a letter form notification should be submitted to this office in lieu of the branch office application. Further information and instructions are found in the application package below.

 

June 30, 2014

This application form should be filed by banks requesting the Department's consent to relocate banking offices (main office or branch office).  If the bank meets the expedited processing criteria as set forth in paragraphs (1) through (4) of Rule 80-1-1-.10 of the Department’s Rules and Regulations, a letter form notification should be submitted to this office in lieu of the relocation application. Further information and instructions are found in the application package below.

 

January 23, 2014
Authorization to Retain Real Estate:

This form is to be used by banks to request that the Department grant an extension of time in which to dispose of real estate held longer than is provided in Georgia Code Section 7-1-263, as interpreted by Department of Banking and Finance Rule 80-1-10-.09.

 

  • Pay Annual Holding Company Registration Fees online at: https://bkgfin.dbf.state.ga.us/HCAssessments.html  NOTE: This is the site to pay your annual holding company assessment on-line with ACH draft authorization or credit card.  This fee is required per Department Rule 80-5-1-.02(3).

Other Forms:

 

November 6, 2014
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Authorization Form and Instructions:

EFT/ACH Authorization Form and Instructions for Annual Assessments for State-Chartered Financial Institutions
 

 

January 14, 2014

Verification of Lawful Presence within the United States (Financial Institutions):

The Department of Banking and Finance is required to verify the lawful presence of every individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company or other business entity submitting an application for public benefits as defined by O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1(4).


Applicable Federal Applications/Forms:

Go to Representative Office and Holding Company Registration Forms