Tennessee Industrial Loan & Thrift

An “Industrial Loan & Thrift company” is defined as “a person engaged in the business of making loans and imposing the interest and loan charges authorized by T.C.A. 45-5, and includes persons engaged in business as endorsement companies.”


All Industrial Loan & Thrift Registration applications, amendments, and renewal filings must be made through the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS).  Click HERE to access NMLS.

Click HERE to access the TN Industrial Loan and Thrift Lender Registration Requirements Checklist in NMLS.


Annual Reports for calendar year 2023 are due July 31, 2024.

       Annual Report Instructions
       Annual Report Form

Licensing Contact Information
Email: TDFI.licensing@tn.gov
Phone: (615) 253-6714
Fax: (615) 253-7794