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The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities regulates more than 160 financial institutions throughout the commonwealth, including: banks, savings banks, bank and trust companies, credit unions and trust companies. We work to help ensure the safety and soundness of these institutions so that Pennsylvanians' deposits are safe and available when they need access to their money.

We provide free help to anyone with a question, concern or complaint about Pennsylvania financial institutions, services, or products.  Simply call 1.800.PA.BANKS (800.722.2657) or use our online complaint form and a consumer services specialist will respond within 24 hours during the week.

The department is accredited by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors
the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators and the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisorsand is a member of the North American Securities Administrators Associationthe Money Transmitters Regulators Associationand the National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators.

Our work is funded entirely by the assessments and fees paid by Pennsylvania’s regulated financial community.  No taxpayer dollars are used to support our work.