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Loan Officers and Counselors

Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

Mortgage loan officers must have a mortgage loan originator license from the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry (NMLS). Applicants must undergo a criminal background check, agree to a credit report analysis from the NMLS, complete 20 hours of NMLS-approved education, and pass an examination. Visit for more information.  

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