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Department of Banking and Finance

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Department of Banking and Finance

The Georgia Department of Banking and Finance consists of two divisions:

The Depository division regulates and examines Georgia state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, and bank holding companies.

The Non-depository division licenses and examines residential mortgage brokers and lenders, mortgage loan originators, consumer installment loan companies, money transmitters, and check cashers.


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Depository Institutions

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Trust Companies
  • Holding Companies


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Non-Depository Institutions

  • Residential Mortgage Brokers and Lenders
  • Mortgage Loan Originators
  • Check Cashers
  • Money Transmitters
  • Consumer Installment Loan Companies

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Federally-Issued User ID #: 142186
Authorization Date: August 5, 2008

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