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The Bureau of Financial Institutions will be closed on holidays in 2020, including Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, January 20; President's Day, Monday, February 17; Patriot's Day, Monday, April 20; Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, Independence Day, Friday, July 3 ; Labor Day, Monday, September 7; Indigenous Peoples Day, Monday, October 12; Veterans' Day, Wednesday, November 11; Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27; Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2020. Many services offered by the Bureau are always available on this website.

Welcome to the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions website. We appreciate your virtual visit and look forward to assisting you. Although our building is not open to the public at this time due to the COVID-19 health emergency, our team remains available to help answer your questions, handle your complaints and continue to deliver the high-quality services consumers and industry expect and deserve. Please contact us by email, phone, or other online services and we will assist you with your needs.

Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you.

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The Bureau of Financial Institutions supervises all state-chartered financial institutions including banks, credit unions, and nondepository trust companies.

The mission of the Maine Bureau of Financial Institutions is to maintain and promote safe and sound financial practices; ensure the strength, stability and efficiency of all financial institutions; ensure reasonable and orderly competition, thereby encouraging the development and expansion of financial services advantageous to the public welfare; and to maintain close cooperation with other supervisory authorities.


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Last Updated: September 16, 2020