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To renew your MLO Endorsement

Welcome to instructions for renewal of your MLO endorsement, by firsttuesday
  • For DRE and DBO MLO Endorsement renewal

Complete your CE

  • The California DRE requires 8 hours of NMLS continuing education to renew your MLO endorsement
  • You may not take the exact same material two years in a row

Confirm your CE completion has been banked with the NMLS

For On-Time CE
  • firsttuesday will bank your credits within one business day, and send you an email confirmation of the banking.
  • The NMLS can take up to two business days to mark your endorsement as eligible to renew

For Late CE
  • For late CE, firsttuesday will report your CE completion within one to two business days
  • The NMLS may take up to five business days to bank the credit to make you eligible to renew
  • firsttuesday will send you an email confirmation when banked, or when eligible for renewal

Log in to the NMLS Renewal Page and follow the renewal instructions


Corporate and Officer MLO Endorsement Renewal

  • Your officer endorsement needs to be renewed with the NMLS before you can renew your corporate endorsement
  • You need to complete CE for your officer endorsement which satisfies your corporation endorsement

Renewal Periods

  • The NMLS Renewal Period runs from November 1 to December 31 every year
  • DRE Licensees with an MLO endorsement may take NMLS CE any time during the year
  • DRE MLO endorsement renewal requires MLOs to notice DRE of their NMLS renewal during an annual Reinstatement Period from January 1 to February 28. DRE does not charge a fee for notice
  • DRE MLO endorsees who fail to renew their MLO endorsements by the end of the Endorsement Reinstatement Period need to reapply for the MLO endorsement
  • They must take "late NMLS CE", but do not need to retake any prelicensing education

DRE Annual NMLS Renewal Fees

  • All fees are paid through the NMLS. For the official DRE NMLS fee schedule, click here.
  • Individual Salesperson or Broker (individual or officer) endorsement: $300 DRE fee + $30 NMLS processing fee
  • Corporate endorsement: $300 DRE fee + $100 NMLS processing fee
  • Sole proprietorship endorsement: $0 DRE fee + $100 NMLS processing fee
  • Branch endorsement: $0 DRE fee + $20 NMLS processing fee
  • DRE does not charge an additional fee for reinstatement

DBO Annual NMLS Renewal Fees

  • Individual Mortgage Loan Originator: $300 DBO fee + $30 NMLS processing fee (+ $100 DBO reinstatement fee, when license is renewed during the reinstatement period)
  • CFLL Company License: $0 DBO fee + $100 NMLS processing fee
  • CRMLA Company License: $0 DBO fee + $100 NMLS processing fee
  • Branch endorsement: $0 DBO fee + $20 NMLS processing fee
  • All fees listed above are paid through the NMLS. CFLL and CRMLA companies have to pay additional annual fees to DBO, depending on their company size and activity

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