Regulatory and Counseling Contact Information

A payday loan or cash advance can be a smart, fast and secure financial option. However, payday loans should be used for short-term needs only, not as a long-term financial solution. Customers with credit difficulties should seek credit counseling. Some helpful agencies are listed below.

Find the contact information for your state's regulatory agency below.

  • Alabama

    State Banking Department: Center for Commerce
    401 Adams Avenue, suite 680
    Montgomery, AL 36130
    TEL 334.353.4513
    FAX 334.353.4519
    http://www.bank.state.al.us
  • Alaska

    Alaska Division of Banking and Securities
    PO Box 110807
    Juneau, Alaska 99811-0807
    TEL 907.465.2521 or 888.925.2521
    http://www.dced.state.ak.us/bsc/
    Alaska Division of Banking and Securities
    550 W. 7th Ave, Suite 1940
    Anchorage, Alaska 99501
    TEL 907.269.8140 or 888.388.8140
  • California

    Department of Corporation
    1515 K Street, Suite 200
    Sacramento, California 95814
    TEL 866.275.2677 or 916.445.7205
    http://www.corp.ca.gov/about/complaint.asp
  • Delaware

    Office of the State Bank Commissioner
    555 E. Loockerman Street, Suite 210
    Dover, DE 19901
    TEL 302.739.4235
    FAX 302.739.3609
    http://www.state.de.us/bank/services/applicense/llintro.shtml
  • Florida

    Florida, Office of Financial Regulation
    200 East Gaines Street
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    http://www.flofr.com/StaticPages/documents/creditcounselors.pdf
  • Idaho

    Department of Finance
    700 West State Street, 2nd Floor
    P.O. Box 83720 Boise, ID 83720-0031
    TEL 208.332.8000
    FAX 208.332.8097
    http://finance.idaho.gov/
  • Illinois

    Division of Financial Institutions
    320 W. Washington
    Springfield, Illinois 62786
    MAIN 217.782.2831
    TDD 217.785.3022
    http://www.idfpr.com/dfi/default2.asp
  • Kansas

    Office of the State Bank Commissioner
    Jayhawk Tower, 700 SW Jackson St., Suite 300
    Topeka KS 66603-3796
    TEL 785.296.2266
    FAX 785.296.6037
    http://www.osbckansas.org/consumerassistance.html
  • Maine

    Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
    35 State House Station
    Augusta, Maine 04333
    TEL 207.624.8500
    FAX 207.624.8690
    http://www.maine.gov/pfr/index.shtml
  • Michigan

    Department of Insurance and Financial Service Office of Consumer Finance
    110 West Michigan Avenue Suite 400
    Lansing, Michigan 48909
    TEL 517.373.0220 or 877.999.6442
    FAX 517.335.4978
    ofis-info@michigan.gov
  • Minnesota

    Minnesota Department of Commerce
    85 7th Place East, Suite 500
    St. Paul, MN 55101
    TEL 651.297.4288
    FAX 651.296.8591
    financial.commerce@state.mn.us
  • Mississippi

    Department of Banking and Consumer Finance
    901 Woolfolk Building, Suite A
    501 N. West Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39225
    TEL 601.359.1031
    FAX 601.359.3557
    http://www.dbcf.state.ms.us/
  • Missouri

    Missouri Division of Finance
    Harry S Truman state Office Building, room 630
    PO box 716 Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
    TEL 573.751.3242
    FAX 573.751.9192
    http://www.missouri-finance.org/Consumer%20Credit%20Companies/Consumer%20Help.htm
  • Nevada

    NOTICE OF RIGHT TO CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS REGARDING CONCERNS OR COMPLAINTS

    You may contact the Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions regarding concerns or complaints about the service provider with whom you are dealing by calling the following toll-free telephone number in Nevada: 1 (866) 858-8951.

    Financial Institutions Division
    1179 Fairview Dr., Suite 201
    Carson City, NV 89701
    TEL 775.687.5522
    FAX 775.687.5523
    http://fid.state.nv.us
  • New Mexico

    Financial Institutions Division
    2550 Cerrillos Road, 3rd Floor,
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    TEL 505.476.4885
    FAX 505.476.4670
    http://www.rld.state.nm.us/FID
  • North Dakota

    Department of Financial Institutions Consumer Division
    2000 Schaefer Street, Suite G
    Bismarck, ND 58501-1204
    TEL 701.328.9933
    http://www.nd.gov/dfi
  • Ohio

    Division of Financial Institutions
    77 South High St., 21st Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215
    TEL 614.728.8400
    http://www.com.state.oh.us/dfi/ccnondep.htm
  • Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Department of Consumer Credit
    4545 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 104
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105
    TEL 800.448.4904
    http://www.okdocc.state.ok.us
  • Oregon

    Division of Finance & Corporate Securities
    P.O. Box 14480
    Salem, OR 97309-0405
    ALT 866.814.9710
    MAIN 503.986.0123
    http://www.dfcs.oregon.gov/consumerprogram.html
  • Rhode Island

    Financial Institutions Division
    406 E. 2nd Street, Suite 3
    Carson City, Nevada 89701-4758
    TEL 775.684.1830
    FAX 775.684.1845
    http://fid.state.nv.us
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina Board of Financial Institutions
    3rd Floor, Suite 306, Edgar Brown Building, 1205 Pendleton St
    Columbia, SC 29201
    TEL 803.734.2001
    FAX 803.734.2013
    http://www.bofi.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx
  • South Dakota

    South Dakota Division of Banking
    1601 N Harrison Ave., Suite 1
    Pierre, SD 57501
    TEL 605.773.3421
    FAX 866.326.7504
    http://www.state.sd.us/drr2/reg/bank/BANK-HOM.htm
  • Texas

    Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Division
    PO Box 12548
    Austin, TX 78711-2548
    TEL 512.463.2185
    FAX 512.473.8301
    https://www.oag.state.tx.us/consumer/index.shtml
  • Utah

    Financial Institutions
    PO BOX 146800
    Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6800
    TEL 801.538.8830
    FAX 801..538.8894
    http://www.dfi.utah.gov/
  • Wisconsin

    Department of Financial Institutions
    345 W Washington Avenue
    Madison, WI 53703
    TEL 608.261.9555
    FAX 608.261.7200
    http://www.wdfi.org/
  • Wyoming

    Department of Audit Division of Banking
    Hershler Building 3rd Floor
    East Cheyenne, WY 82002
    TEL 307.777.7797
    http://audit.state.wy.us