Regulations for tribal gaming financiers

Learn who we consider to be a federally-regulated lending institution and licensing requirements if you are not regulated.

If you are providing financing to a tribe, you must be federally regulated.

Federally regulated lending institution

We consider an entity regulated by 1 of the following four federal agencies to be a federally regulated lending institution:

Not federally regulated lending institution

If you are a subsidiary of a proposed lender, you will most likely require state certification (licensure) under some tribal-state compacts even if the parent company is federally regulated.

If you are not federally regulated, you need to apply for a service supplier license license.