Federally regulated banks often use Federal, National, N.A. or FSB in their names.
- Locate a Massachusetts state-chartered bank regulated by the Division
- Locate a National Bank Operating Subsidiary. Operating subsidiaries do business directly with consumers.
- If your bank is not on one of the lists above, it is not regulated by the DOB and could be a federally regulated bank, another state-regulated financial institution, or other type of institution. The links below can help you find the right regulator.
- Locate a federal or state-chartered bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
- Search for Financial Institutions using the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) Consumer Help Center
Credit unions not using the word "Federal" as a part of its name, and not headquartered in Arkansas, Delaware, South Dakota, Wyoming or the District of Columbia, is likely a state-chartered credit union. The state supervisory authority where the credit union's main office is located will be the regulator.
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) supervises and insures federal credit unions and insures state-chartered credit unions.