Banking & Savings Institutions General Information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Division of Banking regulates and supervises state-chartered banks and savings institutions under Chapters 214, 215, 220, 221, 222, 223, and 224 of the Wisconsin Statutes. In addition to chartering and regularly examining state banks and savings institutions, the division investigates applications for expanded banking powers, new financial products, and interstate bank acquisitions and mergers. With Banking Institution Review Board approval, the administrator may establish uniform rules for savings programs and fiduciary operations. ​

Additional Information

Banks Receiving Universal Bank Certification

Banks with Trust Powers in Wisconsin

Foreign Trust Corporations Registered

Historical Interest on Escrow Rates

Indices for Variable Rates on Mortgage Loans

Notice of Interest Rate on Escrow Accounts (last updated December 12, 2023)

Public Deposit Guarantee Account (last updated January 2, 2024)

Reciprocity Determination List

Selected Applications Pending ​​Report​​ ​

Universal Bank List of Approved Powers


Contact Us​

Phone: (608) 261-7578
Email: DFIBankingRequests@dfi.wisconsin.gov
Mailing Address:
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Banking
PO Box 7876
Madison, WI 53707-7876
Physical Address:
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Division of Banking
4822 Madison Yards Way, North Tower
Madison, WI 53705