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:
State chartered banks, trust companies, and savings banks;
ATMs not owned by financial institutions, check printers, and pawnbrokers;
Mortgage banks and mortgage loan originators
Pawnbroker Lookup and Electronic License Instructions
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is implementing a new electronic license process and will no longer issue paper renewal notices and licenses. For more information and to review these instructions please click here.