Department of Banking's Response to Coronavirus (COVID–19)

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The Texas Department of Banking is working to provide you with the latest information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are resources that may be helpful to you, your employees, and your customers.


COVID-19 Emergency Notification Form to be submitted to


Information from the Governor

Finance Commission Issuance

  • April 1, 2020: Joint Financial Regulatory Agencies’ Guidance on emergency measures for home equity lenders to consider in response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Department of Banking Resources


  • March 16, 2020: Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for the Coronavirus

Press Releases

  • March 26, 2020: CSBS - Texas Banking Commissioner and State Banking FSOC Member Charles Cooper Statement
  • March 16, 2020: Department Issues Proclamation to Texas State-Chartered Banks for the Coronavirus

Industry Notices

  • June 23, 2020: Interagency Examiner Guidance for Assessing Safety and Soundness Considering the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Institutions
  • April 8, 2020: Increased Cyber Activity During Times of Crisis
  • April 1, 2020: Trust Company Call Report and Certification of Exempt Status
  • March 30, 2020: Business Continuity Planning Considerations – COVID-19
  • March 23, 2020: Treasury Memo Designates Financial Services Sector Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
  • March 16, 2020: Texas Department of Banking Provides Support and Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID – 19)


Additional COVID-19 Resources