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The New Hampshire Banking Department is committed to protecting the public’s interest through professional supervision of the financial services we regulate. Our vision is to be an innovative and exemplary leader in financial services regulation.

News and Events
Updated Banking Laws
November 4, 2015
The official website for all the State's laws has updated the banking laws at RSA 383-A, 383-B, 383-C, 383-D, and 383-E are the new chapters added. If you would like to view the legislation as passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor, please visit
Foreclosure Information Hotline
October 8, 2015
Pursuant to RSA 479:25,II (b)(2) (effective January 1, 2016), the Banking Department’s foreclosure information hotline number is toll-free 1-800-437-5991.
New Fee Schedule
September 30, 2015

New fee schedule for banks, credit unions and trust companies effective October 1, 2015.

*Please note: Requests for Certificates of Existence are $50.00.

Click here for the request form.

Interest Payable on Escrow Accounts Announced
July 28, 2015

The escrow rate for the period February 1, 2015 through July 31, 2015 is 0.00%.


Pursuant to NH RSA 384:16-c and 384:16-e, Glenn A. Perlow, Bank Commissioner, announced the minimum interest rate payable on moneys on deposit in escrow accounts maintained for the payment of taxes or insurance premiums related to loans on property secured by real estate mortgages.


Said rate shall be 0.00% and shall be effective commencing August 1, 2015 and shall remain in effect until the next rate announcement on February 1, 2016.

Official Opening of Primary Bank
July 28, 2015
The Bank Commissioner has signed the Certificate to Transact Business for Primary Bank. Press Release
At a Glance - A Summary of Regulated Entities
September 9, 2015
The Banking Department has updated the Summary of Regulated Entities.
Settlement Agreement and Consent Order reached with New Day Financial, LLC
April 16, 2015
New Hampshire Bank Commissioner Glenn Perlow announced today that the NH Banking Department joined a Settlement Agreement and Consent Order between 43 state mortgage regulators and New Day Financial, LLC d/b/a NewDay USA (New Day).  View the Press Release, or the Settlement Agreement and Consent Order.

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Banking Department
53 Regional Drive  |  Suite 200  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3561  |  fax: (603) 271-1090 or (603) 271-0750