Welcome to DFI

Welcome to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. DFI plays a key role in strengthening Wisconsin's financial future by protecting the safety and soundness of Wisconsin's financial institutions, safeguarding the investing public, facilitating commerce, and increasing financial capability throughout the state. The department administers the Wisconsin Consumer Act and maintains the state's business and organization filings. Questions? Please call (608) 261-9555, or visit Contact Us, to be directed to the appropriate area. We look forward to serving you!

Beware of Suspicious Notices

Once a business entity or registration is properly formed, incorporated, organized or registered on record with this office, it is not required to purchase or receive a certificate of status to be considered valid. Any notices or solicitations received stating otherwise are not from the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. Carefully review all solicitations, notices, and websites that offer various business filings, registrations, and/or copy and certification services at prices above the required departmental fees. Questions? Email DFICorporations@dfi.wisconsin.gov or call (608) 261-7577. Thank you!

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