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The instructions below will accommodate your licensing requirements. If your license type is not listed below, continue to submit paper applications.

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Department of Business Regulation License Types:

Banking:
  • Credit Unions
  • State Chartered Banks
  • Sale of Checks
  • Electronic Money Transfers
  • Exempt Company Registration
  • Small Loan Lender - Main Office
  • Small Loan Lender - Branch Certificate
  • Lender - Main Office
  • Lender - Branch Certificate
  • Loan Broker - Main Office
  • Loan Broker - Branch Certificate
  • Third Party Loan Servicers - Main Office
  • Third Party Loan Servicers - Branch Cerficiate
  • Debt Collectors Registration - Main Office
  • Debt Collectors Registration - Branch Certificate
  • Check Cashing - Main Office
  • Check Cashing - Branch Certificate
  • Debt Management Plan
  • Mortgage Loan Originator

Securities:
  • Broker Dealer
  • Broker Dealer - Branch
  • Broker Dealer - Sales Rep
  • Coordination
  • Charitable Organization
  • Exempt Charitable Organization
  • Exempt Mutual Fund
  • Fundraising Counsel
  • Franchise Registration
  • Exempt Franchise Registration
  • Investment Advisor Firm (State)
  • Investment Advisor Firm (SEC)
  • Investment Advisor Representative
  • Investment Advisor Agent (Issuer Agent)
  • Professional Fundraiser
  • Professional Solicitor
  • Regulation A Filing
  • Reg D
  • Time Shares

Design Professionals:
    • Accountant Practice Unit
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • Public Accountant
    • Architect
    • Architect Certificate of Authorization
    • Engineer in Training
    • Professional Engineer
    • Professional Engineer Certificate of Authorization
    • Professional Land Surveyor
    • Land Surveyor Certificate of Authorization
    • Land Surveyor In Training
    • Landscape Architect
    • Landscape Architect Certificate of Authorization

    Commercial Licensing:
    • Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
    • Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
    • Licensed Real Estate Appraiser
    • Real Estate Appraiser CE Courses
    • Real Estate Appraiser Temporary Practice Permit
    • Real Estate Appraiser Trainee
    • Auto Body - Full Collision Repair
    • Auto Body - LTD Heavy Truck & Equipment
    • Auto Body - LTD Paint Restoration & Customization
    • Auto Body - Special Use
    • Auto Glass
    • Auto Salvage Rebuilder
    • Auto Wrecking & Salvage Yard
    • Mobile Home Park
    • Athlete
    • Athletics Event
    • Athletics Manager/Second
    • Athletics Occupational
    • Concessionaires & Vendors
    • Concessionaires & Vendor Employee
    • Gaming Facility - Key Employee
    • Gaming Facility - Operation Employee
    • Gaming Facility - Service Employee
    • Gaming Vendor
    • Gaming Vendor Employee
    • Pari-mutuel Totalizator Company
    • Pari-mutuel Totalizator Company Employee
    • Real Estate Inter-State Land Trust
    • Real Estate Broker
    • Real Estate Corporation
    • Real Estate Education Provider
    • Real Estate Salesperson
    • Manufacturer
    • Renovator/Repairer
    • Supply Dealer
    • Second Hand Furniture
    • Sterilizer
    • Constables

    Liquor Wholesale & Manufacturing:
    • Brewing on Premises
    • Brewpub Manufacturer
    • Brewery
    • Class G - Airlines
    • Class G/D - Vessels (overnight)
    • Class G - Marine Vessels
    • Class G - Railroads
    • Class P - Caterer
    • Distillery
    • Farmer Winery
    • Liquor Agent
    • Sales
    • Rectifier
    • Winery
    • Wholesale Class A
    • Wholesale Class B
    • Wholesale Class C

    Insurance:
    • Domestic Company License
    • Foreign Company License
    • Surplus Lines Insurers
    • Rating Advisory Organizations
    • Insurance Producer License
    • Surplus Lines Brokers
    • Company Adjusters
    • Independent Adjusters
    • Public Adjusters
    • Moror Vehicle Damage Appraisers
    • Third Party Administrators
    • Reinsurance Intermediaries
    • Life Settlement Companies
    • Life Settlement Brokers

    For Banking and Mortgage Professionals Licenses

    For Debt Collector Registrations

    Effective 9/3/13, Debt Collector applicants will be required to apply for a RI Debt Collector Registration through the NMLS licensing system, (see below). Questions may be directed to: DBR.BankInquiry@dbr.ri.gov or by calling Rebecca Specht at (401-462-9564.

    For Insurance Professionals Licenses

    For Securities Professionals Licenses

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