Letters to Credit Unions and Other Guidance

From time to time, the NCUA will provide guidance and other information to the credit union system on regulatory and supervisory matters, trends affecting federally insured credit unions and potential risks and threats.

  • Letters to Credit Unions — Provide guidance on specific NCUA policies and procedures, compliance, governance, and other timely issues that affect all federally insured credit unions.
  • Letters to Federal Credit Unions — Provide guidance on specific NCUA policies and procedures, compliance, governance, and other timely issues that affect only credit unions with a federal charter.
  • Risk Alerts — Detail practices or external threats that potentially are a significant risk to the safety and soundness of the credit union system.
  • Regulatory Alerts — Provide guidance on rules and regulations from other agencies that all credit unions must comply with.
  • Supervisory Letters — Provide the NCUA’s examiners with instructions and information on a range of supervisory and regulatory issues.
  • Accounting Bulletins — Provide guidance and instructions on how changes in generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory initiatives affect how credit unions report these items in their financial statements.
  • Consumer Financial Protection Updates — Announce new activity on consumer compliance laws, regulations and guidance.

You can search these regulatory letters going back to 1979 by document type, the year issued, by subject and by title or keywords. Please note that obsolete letters are not included.

Showing 1 - 12 of 782 Results
Docket # Title Subject Type Year Status
SL No. 19-01 Evaluating Secondary Capital Plans NCUA Operations/Activities Supervisory Letters 2019 Active
SL No. 18-01 Bank Secrecy Act Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership Rules BSA/AML Supervisory Letters 2018 Active
SL No. 17-02 Examiner Guidance for Institutions Affected by a Major Disaster Business Continuity Supervisory Letters 2017 Active
SL No. 17-01 Evaluating Compliance Risk - Updated Compliance Risk Indicators Examination Program Supervisory Letters 2017 Active
SL No. 16-01 CDFI-Certified Credit Union Supervision Examination Program Supervisory Letters 2016 Active
SL No. 15-03 Fixed Asset Management fixed assets Supervisory Letters 2015 Active
SL No. 15-02 Associational Common Bond Updates Field of Membership Supervisory Letters 2015 Active
SL No. 14-05 Money Services Businesses BSA/AML Supervisory Letters 2014 Active
SL No. 14-05 Capital Planning Under NCUA Rules & Regulations §702 Subpart E for Credit Unions with Assets of $10 Billion or More Capital Planning Supervisory Letters 2014 Active
SL No. 14-04 Taxi Medallion Lending Taxi Medallions Supervisory Letters 2014 Active
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