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OCC Bulletin 2023-6 | February 7, 2023

Branch Closings: Revised Comptroller’s Licensing Manual Booklet


Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations, Federal Branches and Agencies, Department and Division Heads, All Examining Personnel, and Other Interested Parties


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued today the “Branch Closings” booklet of the Comptroller’s Licensing Manual. The revised booklet replaces the booklet of the same title issued June 2017, makes corrections where necessary, and contains updated guidance.

Note for Community Banks

This booklet applies to all national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations.


The revised licensing booklet

  • removes references to outdated guidance and provides current references.
  • makes other minor modifications and corrections throughout.

Further Information

Please contact Yoo Jin Na, Director for Licensing Activities, at (202) 649-6260.


Stephen A. Lybarger
Deputy Comptroller for Licensing

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