(a) A licensee shall notify the Commissioner of the opening of any new branch locations or the relocation of its principal place of business or of any branch locations at least 20 days prior to the effective date of the change. The notification shall be on a form obtained from the Commissioner. The notification shall provide an explanation of the reasons for the change and shall be accompanied by a certificate fee for the new branch certificate in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). Licensees may surrender their inaccurate certificate by mailing the certificate to the Commissioner at: Office of the Commissioner of Banks, 4309 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4309 or may be delivered to the physical address: 316 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603.

(b) The Commissioner shall issue a revised branch certificate upon his or her receipt of the required notification, the explanation, and the filing fee and upon surrender of the licensee's inaccurate certificate.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 53-276; 53-278; 53-279; 53-283; 53-288;

Eff. July 1, 2000;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2018.