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Non-Bank Licensees

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities licenses more than 18,000 non-bank ("non-depository") lenders, including  mortgage brokers, originators, lenders and servicersauto sales finance companiesdebt management and debt settlement companiescheck cashersconsumer discount companiescredit services loan brokerspawnbrokers; and money transmitters. We also enforce compliance with state and federal laws for non-bank lenders so that consumer and business borrowers will have confidence in their transactions.


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 trained professional 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.