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Renewing your DRE NMLS Endorsement

Steps to renew your NMLS Endorsement

Complete your CE

  • The California DRE requires 8 hours of continuing education to renew an NMLS 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, first tuesday 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, first tuesday 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. first tuesday 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

  • The NMLS requires you to attest to the current status of your endorsement, and pay fees
  • When your endorsement shows you are eligible to renew, your credits are on file
  • with the NMLS.
  • A step-by-step walkthrough of the renewal process, can be found on the following pages:
  • Corporate and Officer NMLS 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
  • However, licensees with an NMLS endorsement may take CE any time during the year
  • DRE NMLS endorsement renewal also have a Reinstatement Period, which runs
  • from January 1 to February 28. DRE does not charge a reinstatement fee
  • DRE NMLS endorsees who fail to renew their NMLS endorsements by the end of
  • the Endorsement Reinstatement Period need to reapply for the NMLS endorsement
    They must take late 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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