To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, the Department of Banking has limited the number of employees at our office at 260 Constitution Plaza in Hartford. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. 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.

Department of Banking Consumer Brochure

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The Department of Banking (DOB) regulates the financial services industry in Connecticut.  We are the primary state regulator for securities, consumer credit and state-chartered banks and credit unions.  We advocate for consumer and investors, and license and regulate individuals and businesses that fall under our jurisdiction.  Please read our downloadable agency brochure, and contact us if you have any questions or require assistance regarding an individual or business regulated by the DOB.

Department of Banking Brochure

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