North Carolina Commissioner of Banks - Consumer Finance Section

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North Carolina Consumer Finance License

Agency:North Carolina Commissioner of Banks - Consumer Finance Section

NCGS § 53-168

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Automatic Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations:
  • Any person, firm or corporation doing business under the authority of any law of this State or of the United States relating to banks, trust companies, savings and loan associations, cooperative credit unions, agricultural credit corporations or associations organized under the laws of North Carolina;
  • Production credit associations organized under the act of Congress known as the Farm Credit Act of 1933;
  • Pawnbrokers lending or advancing money on specific articles of personal property;
  • Industrial banks;
  • The business of negotiating loans on real estate as defined in G.S. 105-41;
  • Installment paper dealers as defined in G.S. 105-83 other than persons, firms and corporations engaged in the business of accepting fees for endorsing or otherwise securing loans or contracts for repayment of loans

NC Stat. § 53-191

Initial Registration

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Renewal Not Required

Not required

There are no annual licensing renewal requirements. However, there is an annual assessment fee which is invoiced the first week in July, and is due upon receipt.

Supplemental Reporting

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Annually by March 31.

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