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:



Financial Institution Licensees Get Tech Upgrade

Licensed business owners in the fields of payday loans, consumer installment loans, and currency exchanges now have the ability to directly submit required annual report forms electronically to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
IDFPR Press Release