This is a list of state regulatory agencies governing payday lending in 51 states. Regulatory agencies maintain an up-to-date licensee databases to help you find state-licensed payday loan sites and avoid illegal lenders.
Arkansas State Board of Collection Agencies
The above links are for the state board of collection agencies. Arkansas allows online lenders to be licensed in any state. We did not find any licensing information for payday lenders.
Colorado Attorney General’s Office – Uniform Consumer Credit Code, Collection Agency Board
Uniform Consumer Credit Code (click on “Licensed Supervised Lenders & Disciplinary History”)
Complaint Form Information
District of Columbia
District of Columbia – Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
To verify a license, please contact DISB’s Banking Bureau by calling 1-202-727-8000.
File a Complaint or Report Fraud
Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation
Look Up a License / File a Complaint (in-page links give Page Not Found Error 404)