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Division of Financial Institutions

Welcome to the Division of Financial Institutions (DFI)

The mission of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Financial Institutions (DFI), is to protect and educate the public and promote confidence in the regulated industries through administration of statutory responsibilities in an efficient, professional, responsive, and innovative manner.

DFI licenses, charters, and examines a wide variety of financial products and services including:

IDFPR Announces Sigue Corp. to Cease Operations

Effective March 2024, Sigue Corp. may no longer provide money transmission services in Illinois, as the company can no longer responsibly serve customers due to its declining financial position. Consumers who have been affected or believe they might have been affected should file a complaint with IDFPR’s Division of Financial Institutions here: Consumers should be sure to select “Money Transmitters” as the Complaint Division.

You can learn more about this announcement in our consumer guide here and in our press release here.


Scam Alert for Mortgage Banking and other IDFPR Licensees

Attention licensees: we are aware of a phishing email that looks like an email from IDFPR. The email asks you to click a link to “complete your most recent up to date membership license certificate” and states that licensees must do so within 24 hours to avoid a license suspension.

The email comes from an email account not affiliated with IDFPR. If you receive an email like this, do NOT click any links and delete the email. If you have questions about the authenticity of an email from the Division of Banking or Division of Financial Institutions, please email or