FSCO regulates insurance companies, insurance agents and agencies, insurance adjusters, co-operatives, credit unions/caisses populaires, loan and trust companies, Mortgage Brokerages, Administrators, Mortgage Agents, and Mortgage Brokers Registered in Ontario, and pensions. Regulation includes registration or issuing a licence to those who are qualified.
Before purchasing any financial products check to make sure you are dealing with a licensed agent/company:
Credit Unions & Caisses Populaires:
Loan & Trust Corporations:
Note that information on registered brokers is available by visiting the website for the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO).
FSCO does not regulate banks, mutual funds or securities. For information on bank regulation please visit the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada.
For information on securities and mutual funds please visit Ontario Securities Commission.