Banks & Credit Unions

General information about NH State Chartered Banks and Credit Unions.

Who We Are

The Banking Division conducts examinations for safety and soundness of New Hampshire chartered banks and Credit Unions. The division processes and reviews applications for charters, branches, ATMs, merger transactions, interstate acquisitions, and other corporate activity. The Division publishes a corporate activities listing, compiles data for inclusion in the Annual Report of the Bank Commissioner, and responds to inquiries from state and federal regulators, financial institutions, and the public. The Division investigates and facilitates the resolution of consumer complaints about the entities it supervises.

National Banks and Federal Credit Unions are regulated by the FDIC or OCC (banks) and NCUA (credit unions). If you have a question about your bank or please call the Banking Department at (603) 271-3561 for help.

Bank and Credit Union Mortgage Loan Originators are registered through the National Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLSR). Please visit the NMLSR website to search for an institution or a specific loan officer, and check their registration status.

Find your bank

Find FDIC insured banks and branches from today and/or in the past as well as information on who regulates your bank: BankFind Suite: Find Institutions by Name & Location (

FDIC Technical Assistance Video Program

The FDIC has created a series of educational videos designed to provide useful information to bank directors, officers and employees on areas of supervisory focus and regulatory changes. 

Additional Resources