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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

Examination Report Questionnaires


To utilize these forms you do not need any specific software installed on your computer.  The questionnaire is a .pdf fillable file.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the appropriate link below
  2. Select the “Save” option from the pop-up box
  3. Note the location (in the Save in box on the pop-up box) that the file will be saved or change the location to wherever you wish to save the file
  4. When the download completes, open the downloaded file
  5. Complete the form by clicking on the shaded fields and entering the appropriate information.  Note, most of the fields are drop-down menus.  Click the arrow on the right side of the box and make your selection. Other fields are text boxes in which you may type your response.  Make sure you complete all three pages.  Use your mouse or down-arrow to move from page to page.
  6. Save the completed form.
  7. Attach the completed form to an email message addressed to
  8. Send the email

Commercial Exam Questionnaire

Information Systems Exam Questionnaire

Trust Exam Questionnaire


The Great Seal of Arkansas

The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating state-chartered commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 73 banks hold assets of over $161 billion as of December 31, 2023. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.

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