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In light of a federal ruling on April 21, 2023, IDFPR has issued an UPDATED statement about Mifepristone in Illinois. See the statement by clicking here.

Division of Banking

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:

Information for Illinois Banks on Cryptocurrency Activities

The Department recently issued a letter to Illinois chartered banks and savings banks pertaining to crypto related activities. If there are any questions, the bank should contact its lead supervisory contact at the Department’s Division of Banking or at the email address:

New Division of Banking License Lookup Tool Available

A new website is now available for you to check if an entity holds a license with the Division of Banking! You can use that lookup tool by going here: IDFPR Division of Banking Look Up


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, to no later than June 30, 2023. Payments will then resume 60 days after the pause ends. 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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