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The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) implementing regulations and the Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment (Q&As) provide definitions and information for determining whether a loan, investment or service qualifies for credit in a bank’s CRA examination. If you represent a bank or other interested party that is a stakeholder in a bank-related activity that you believe qualifies under CRA, you may use this form to request the OCC's review to verify qualification. This form is designed to accept information on only one activity. Confirmation of an activity for CRA purposes is not a determination of legal permissibility, and the OCC reserves the right to separately determine whether an activity is legally permissible. If you represent a financial institution, you must ensure that the activity is legally permissible before engaging in it. You must submit a separate form for each activity for the OCC's review.
To submit your CRA Qualifying Activity Confirmation Request by email:
Send the completed form to the following email address: input_CRA@occ.treas.gov.
The OCC considers forms received when they are received and processed by the OCC's Qualifying Activities Submission processing unit.
If you submit the request by email, do not also submit copies by postal mail.
Alternatively, you may download or print the CRA Qualifying Activities Confirmation Request Form and submit the completed form by mail, with copies of all relevant supporting documentation to facilitate the OCC's determination, to the following address:
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Attention: Compliance Risk Policy, QA Submission Processing Unit
400 7th St. SW
Washington, DC 20219
Forms sent via postal mail may delay receipt and processing of your request. The OCC considers forms received when they are received and processed by the OCC's Qualifying Activities Submission processing unit.
If you submit the request by postal mail, do not also submit copies by email.
Email us with questions at QAConfirmationRequest@occ.treas.gov or call us at (202) 649-5470.
If the form submitted was a PDF document, you will need to return to the original online form. If you have not downloaded or saved a copy in the "Adobe Acrobat Forms Document" format, you may need to recomplete the form. Resubmit the request using the Adobe Acrobat Forms Document type.
Do not save the form by selecting the "Print" or "Save As" options. Download the form directly to your desktop, or click on the "Save File" icon, or select "File," then select "Save" from the menu bar, or type Ctrl+S to save the form to your desktop. This is necessary in order for our system to capture the information in the form.