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 805 Results
Docket # Title Subject Type Year Status
02-FCU-04 Weblinking Relationships Cybersecurity Letters to Federal Credit Unions 2002 Inactive
10-FCU-02 Multi-Featured Open-End Lending (MFOEL) Consumer Lending Letters to Federal Credit Unions 2010 Inactive
19-14 Federal Reserve Issues Correction to Final Rule on Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks Payments Consumer Financial Protection Updates 2019 Active
19-17 CFPB Issues Correction to Final Rule on Adjusted 2020 HOEPA Threshold Mortgage Lending Consumer Financial Protection Updates 2019 Active
13-CU-10 Guidance on How to Comply with NCUA Regulation §741.12 Liquidity and Contingency Funding Plans Liquidity Risk Letters to Credit Unions 2013 Active
16-CU-10 Projected 2017 Share Insurance Fund Premium and Stabilization Fund Assessment Range Share Insurance Letters to Credit Unions 2016 Active
16-CU-13 Frequently Asked Questions on the New Accounting Standard on Financial Instruments Credit Losses Accounting Letters to Credit Unions 2016 Active
18-CU-01 Examination Modernization Initiatives Examination Program Letters to Credit Unions 2018 Active
18-CU-04 Sharing Bank Secrecy Act Resources BSA/AML Letters to Credit Unions 2018 Active
79-CU-29 Government Securities (Safekeeping) Investments Letters to Credit Unions 1979 Active
88-CU-96 Privately Issued Mortgage Related Securities Investments Letters to Credit Unions 1988 Active
95-CU-173 Amendments to the Bank Secrecy Act BSA/AML Letters to Credit Unions 1995 Active
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