The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank works with other supervisory authorities to ensure the safety and soundness of financial institutions, stability in the financial markets and fair and equitable treatment of consumers.

Banking Resources


Applications & Membership

This page provides resources to State Member Banks, Bank Holding Companies, and Savings and Loan Holding Companies on what...


Banking Data & Analytics

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City dedicates staff to monitor banking trends nationally and across our seven-state region...


Bank Reporting & Shared National Credit

This page provides information related to financial institution report data, filing requirements and shared national credit.

Banking Supervision and Regulation

Board of Governors Guidance

Links to banking regulations and guidance, including SR Letters, CA Letters, manuals, handbooks and guides.


Community Bank Resources

Community banks play a major role in financing small business and farm lending.

Discount Window & Payment System Risk

Resources and information for depository institutions to manage your account, obtain a loan and learn about Payment System Risk.

Federal Reserve Services

Federal Reserve Bank Services for financial institutions of the United States.


Publications, Records Request, File a Complaint

Access to publications related to Banking and Regulations, requesting public records, or filing a complaint.

Banking Supervision and Regulation

Supervision & Regulation

Information related to the evaluation of financial condition and compliance with laws and regulations for banking organizations.


Federal Reserve System Community Banking Innovation Office Hours Program

Multi-day event, Virtual Event

The program is designed to facilitate discussions about community banking innovation and will feature one-on-one sessions with financial institutions and fintech firms as well as two live, public events with special guests.

Banking News

External LinkFederal Reserve publishes paper describing landscape of partnerships between community banks and fintech companies

September 9, 2021

External LinkSR 21-16 / CA 21-13: Community Bank Access to Innovation through Partnerships

September 9, 2021

External LinkCA 21-12: Supervisory Expectations for Supervised Institutions Regarding Juneteenth Federal Holiday and Certain Provisions of Regulation Z

September 9, 2021

External LinkAgencies extend comment period on proposed risk management guidance for third-party relationships

September 8, 2021

External LinkFederal and state financial regulatory agencies issue interagency statement on supervisory practices regarding financial institutions affected by California Wildfires

August 31, 2021

External LinkFederal and state financial regulatory agencies issue interagency statement on supervisory practices regarding financial institutions affected by Hurricane Ida

August 31, 2021

External LinkSR 21-15 / CA 21-11: Guide for Community Banking Organizations Conducting Due Diligence on Financial Technology Companies

August 30, 2021

External LinkAgencies issue guide to help community banks evaluate fintech relationships

August 27, 2021

External LinkSR 21-14: Authentication and Access to Financial Institution Services and Systems

August 17, 2021

External LinkThe July 2021 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices

August 5, 2021

External LinkConsumer Compliance Outlook is now available.

August 2, 2021

External LinkSR 21-13 / CA 21-10: ​Revised Special Post-Employment Restriction for Senior Examiners and Work Paper Reviews for Departing Examiners

August 2, 2021

External LinkSR 21-12: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on the Transition Away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)

August 2, 2021

External LinkInteragency statement on Community Reinvestment Act joint agency action

July 21, 2021

External LinkSR 21-11: FFIEC Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations Examination Handbook

July 6, 2021

External LinkSR 21-10: Interagency Statement on the Issuance of the Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism National Priorities

July 6, 2021

External LinkFederal Reserve announces it will soon release new tool to help community banks implement Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) accounting standard

July 1, 2021

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