Frequently Requested Information

Financial Institution/Licensee Searches:

The following links are to searches for Georgia state-chartered financial institutions regulated by the Department of Banking and Finance. Data is updated nightly (Monday - Friday).

The Department uses the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) to manage its Mortgage and Money Service Business (MSB) licensees.

Federal Agency Financial Institution Searches:

Forms and Applications for Regulated Entities:

Certificate of Valid Existence/Letter of Good Standing:

Request for Permission to use “bank”, "credit union", or “trust” and/or similar word(s) in a name: