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
Phone: (360) 902-8703
Securities, Investment Advisers Registration
Division of Securities
Phone: (360) 902-8760
Banks, Trust Companies
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.
Helpful information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
Resources and information for Washington veterans.
- Veteran and Military Legal Resources
Legal resources from the Washington State Office of the Attorney General.
- Washington State Military Transition Council
Supporting supports military service members and families successfully transition into civilian careers.