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Why is the OCC listed on my credit report?

All federal regulatory agencies with financial institution oversight are listed on credit reports. This enables consumers to obtain contact information if they need to file a complaint against a creditor.

Last Reviewed: October 2020

Please note: The terms "bank" and "banks" used in these answers generally refer to national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches or agencies of foreign banking organizations that are regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Find out if the OCC regulates your bank. Information provided on HelpWithMyBank.gov should not be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion of the OCC.

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