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Are you aware of the payday loan laws in your state? Here are the laws limiting payday loan practices in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

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Delaware Payday Loan Laws

State Legal Status
Lending of payday loans are permitted in the State of Delaware under small loan act or licensing law.

Loan Specifications

  • Maximum Amount of Loan - $500
  • Term of Loan - Maximum 60 days
  • Maximum Rate of Finance and Fees - Not Specified
  • Finance Charge on $100 loan for a 14 day period - No Limit
  • APR for $100 loan for a 14 day period - No Limit

Debt Limits

  • Maximum Number of outstanding loans permitted at a time - Not Specified ( Aggregate loans of $1000 outstanding to all licensees)
  • Permissible number of Rollovers - 4 (rollovers)

File your Complaint and get Information

  • Regulator - Delaware Office of the State Bank Commissioner
  • Address - 555 E. Loockerman Street Suite 210 Dover DE 19901
  • Phone - (302) 739-4235
  • Fax - (302) 739-3609
  • Regulatory Contact - Administrator, Non-Depository Institutions and Compliance

Maryland Payday Loan Laws

State Legal Status
Lending of payday loans are prohibited in the State of Maryland.

Interest Rate Cap on Small Loans

  • 2.75% per month
  • 33% per annum

File your Complaint and get Information

  • Regulator - Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation
  • Address - 500 North Calvert Street Suite 402 Baltimore MD 21202
  • Phone - (410) 230-6100
  • Fax - (410) 333-3866
  • Regulatory Contact - Michael Jackson Director, Regulatory Policy

Virginia Payday Loan Laws

State Legal Status
Lending of payday loan is legal in the State of Virginia.

Loan Specifications

  • Maximum Loan Amount - $500
  • Term of Loan - Minimum two pay periods
  • Maximum Rate of Finance and Fees- 36% annual rate of interest + verification fee of $5 + 20% of the loan
  • Finance Charge on $100 loan for a 14 day period - $26.38
  • APR for $100 loan for a 14 day period - 687.76%

Debt Limits

  • Maximum Number of outstanding loans permitted at a time - 1
  • Permissible number of Rollovers - None (cannot be renewed, refinanced or extended)
  • Cooling-off Period - One day after pay, forty-five days after the fifth loan, ninety days after payment plan
  • Repayment Plan - Yes, once per annum


Limits of Collection

  • Collection Fees - a) NSF fee of $25; b) Costs of court; c) Fees of a reasonable attorney (should not exceed $250)
  • Criminal Action - Prohibited


File your Complaint and get Information

  • Regulator - Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions
  • Address - State Corporation Commission, 1300 East Main Street, Suite 800 Post Office Box 640 Richmond VA 23218
  • Phone - (804) 371-9657
  • Fax - (804) 371-9416
  • Regulatory Contact - Susan E. Hancock,, Deputy Commissioner, Consumer Finance

 

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