Applications and Membership
This page provides resources to State Member Banks, Bank Holding Companies, and Savings and Loan Holding Companies on what activities require approval by the Federal Reserve and how to apply. Links to appropriate forms and key Reserve Bank contacts are also available.
Below you will find information regarding membership in the Federal Reserve System, as well as a link to membership application resources.
A state-chartered nonmember bank or nationally-chartered bank that would like to seek membership in the Federal Reserve System should contact the Reserve Bank to discuss filing requirements, possible examination requirements, as well as the Federal Reserve’s supervisory approach. Information regarding filing requirements can be accessed through the following link:
- PDFMembership in the Federal Reserve
- List of current state member banks
- External LinkMembership Guidance
Applicants are highly encouraged to use FedEZFile - a secure web-based system that allows organizations to submit applications to the Federal Reserve online. External LinkClick here for details.