How Do I?
Request Permission to use "bank", "credit union" or "trust"
This online form is provided for the purpose of requesting the Department of Banking and Finance's permission to use “bank”, "credit union", “trust” and/or similar word(s) in a name, as required pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 7-1-243. There is no longer a fee for this type of request.
Charter a State Bank
Find information and resources regarding chartering a state bank in Georgia or converting from a federal/national bank to a state bank charter.