The South Dakota Division of Banking regulates not only state chartered banks, but also trust companies, money lenders, mortgage lenders and money transmitters. If you would like to verify that the financial entity you are conducting business with is properly licensed, please view our list of South Dakota state chartered banks (in Adobe .pdf format*).
Who We Regulate
Who We Do Not Regulate
Deposit insurance is provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Limits and rules regarding the calculation and amount of insurable deposits are established by the FDIC. To determine your maximum level of coverage, or if your deposits are fully insured, please refer to the FDIC website.
To verify the company you are researching or doing business with is licensed in the state of South Dakota, click below on the appropriate type of financial service provider.
Non-Residential Mortgage Lenders (in Adobe .pdf format)
Below are the links to several helpful resources that address a wide range of questions and concerns. These links include consumer resources provided by the South Dakota Division of Banking's federal counterparts in regulation of financial institutions. Additional links are provided for specific resources to help consumers educate themselves in financial products and services. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the newest regulatory agency providing consumer protection across all financial services.
Better Business Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
FDIC Consumer Protection Resources
Federal Reserve Consumer Information
Federal Trade Commission Consumer Resources
Federal Trade Commission Complaints
Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC)
South Dakota Attorney General
If you cannot find the information you are looking for among the topics listed in the left-hand menu or through one of the options above, please contact us.
Division of Banking
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
1601 N. Harrison Avenue, Suite 1
Pierre, SD 57501
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291