Military and Veteran Assistance from DFI

Military Member on Computer

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions is committed to assisting Military Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families.

Expedited Licensing Available from DFI

If you have a current professional license from another state and are relocating to Washington State, you may be able to get an expedited license for your profession in Washington.

You may be eligible for expedited licensing from DFI if you’re:

  • A member of the U.S. armed forces (Active or Reserve Components)
  • A member of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
  • A member of the U.S. National Guard
  • A member of the U.S. Merchant Marines
  • The spouse or registered domestic partner of any of the above
  • U.S. Military Veteran

For more information, contact the program areas below.

Mortgage, Loan Originators Licensing
Division of Consumer Services
Email: dcs@dfi.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 902-8703

Securities, Investment Advisers Registration
Division of Securities
Email: securities@dfi.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 902-8760

Banks, Trust Companies
Email: banks@dfi.wa.gov
Phone: (360) 902-8704


Financial Resources for Military and Veteran Members

Servicemembers, their families, and Veterans have access to numerous resources to help you save, invest, and borrow money and manage expenses.


Careers at DFI

DFI is a proud supporter of the YesVets hiring campaign, having hired veterans every year since program inception in 2016. DFI actively partners with WorkSource, statewide college/universities and local veteran organizations to support recruiting fairs and employment events. DFI will continue its efforts in seeking out qualified service members and spouses to help them successfully transition into civilian employment with the State of Washington.


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