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Welcome to the Division of Banking (DOB)

The mission of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Banking, is to educate the public and promote confidence in the banking industry through a balanced application of regulations in an efficient, professional, fair, and responsive manner.

The Division of Banking oversees the chartering, supervision, and licensure of:


Attention federal student loan borrowers: President Biden announced another extension on student loan relief due to COVID-19. Payments will now be suspended, with zero interest, until May 1, 2022. If you choose to make payments during this time, your entire payment will be applied to the principal of your loan.
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