In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Who We Regulate

Consumer Credit Division

Bona Fide Nonprofit Organizations Check Cashers
Collection Agencies
Debt Adjusters
Debt Negotiators
Exempt Companies
Lead Generators
Loan Processors/Underwriters
Money Transmitters
Mortgage Lenders/Brokers
Mortgage Servicers
Mortgage Originators
Sales Finance Companies
Small Loan Lenders
Student Loan Servicers

Financial Institutions Division

Bank Holding Companies
Bank and Trust Companies
Business and Industrial Development Corporations
Certain Corporations Acting in a Fiduciary Capacity
Credit Unions
Financial Holding Companies
Foreign Banks operating Agencies, Branches or Representative Offices in Connecticut
International Trade and Investment Corporations
Limited Purpose Trust Companies
Savings Banks

Securities and Business Investments Division

Agents of Issuers
Broker-dealers and their Agents
Broker-dealer and Investment Advisory Branch Offices
Investment Advisers and their Agents
Business Opportunities
Securities Offerings