Working with tribal governments

It’s crucial that our work meets the needs of consumers in Indian Country and respects the unique relationship between the federal government and tribal nations.

Part of our commitment to protecting consumers across the country means paying particular attention to the needs and concerns of Indian Country.

Information for Tribal Regulatory Authorities

Below are resources which Tribal Regulatory Authorities should find useful as they supervise companies that provide consumer financial products or services: 

Exam manual 

The CFPB’s guide for examiners to use in overseeing companies that provide consumer financial products or services. The manual describes how the CFPB supervises and examines these companies and gives examiners direction on how to assess compliance with federal consumer financial laws.


Supervisory Highlights

The CFPB periodically publishes Supervisory Highlights to share key examination findings. These reports also communicate operational changes to CFPB’s supervision program and provide a convenient and easily accessible resource for information on recent guidance documents.


List of institutions subject to supervisory authority