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DRE Sponsor No. 0473 & S0110
NMLS Course Provider No. 1400986

2024 NMLS 8-Hour ON-TIME CE

Welcome to NMLS CE, by firsttuesday

Your choice — we offer two separate 8-Hour NMLS CE Courses
  • Our classic Online Reading course — 8-Hour NMLS CE — $49.50
    • take advantage of our lowest-priced offering
  • Our enhanced Online Video course — 8-Hour NMLS CE — $89.50
    • contains 60+ dynamic videos for best retention of core concepts
    • MLO regs are easier to understand with video
    • Videos make concepts fun, less intimidating
  • We have totally rewritten the course contents in plain language — faster reading, better comprehension

Both of our 8-Hr Online Courses Cover

  • 3-Hr Federal Law & Regulations — HMDA and ECOA
  • 2-Hr Ethics and Consumer Protection — Mortgage Fraud, Red Flags Rule, more
  • 2-Hr Nontraditional Lending — ARMs and Reverse Mortgages
  • 1-Hr California Elective — CRMLA, CFL & Homeowner Bill of Rights
  • Eight 5-question quizzes — one 25-question exam
  • Online Video Syllabus or Online Reading Syllabus — Instructions and Course Outline


Our CE Combo for both DRE and MLO renewals
  • 45-hour DRE CE and 8-hour NMLS CE Courses
  • You receive two CE enrollments, both covering Mortgage Lending
  • Go to our Mortgage CE combo page

Our Late CE courses

Our courses comply with the NMLS "Successive Years" Rule
  • MLOs must take a different 8-hour NMLS CE Course in consecutive years
  • You may enroll with us every year as firsttuesday's NMLS CE courses are different each year
Credit Banking Schedule
  • firsttuesday credit banks with NMLS (we report student course completion and pay the banking fee) on the following schedule, excluding holidays
    • Jan 2 — Feb 16, 2:00 PM PST MWF
    • Feb 19 — 29, 2:00 PM PST Every weekday
    • Mar 1 — Oct 25, 2:00 PM PST F
    • Oct 28 — Nov 29, 2:00 PM PST MWF
    • Dec 2 — Dec 31, 2:00 PM PST Every weekday
    • firsttuesday's final credit banking of 2024 is submitted at 12:00 PM PST on December 31, 2024
    • firsttuesday will be unavailable to provide additional tech support after 12:00 PM PST on December 31, 2024 — until 9:00 AM PST on January 2, 2025

Technical Requirements

  • Use of a high-speed internet connection
    • the newest version of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome are highly recommended
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer, Edge and older browsers may not be compatible with your course
    • Cellphones and tablets are not supported for online-only reading or course testing
BioSig Authentication Rule — NMLS mandated
NMLS Approved
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NMLS-approved course provider 1400986
Online Video   Online Reading
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Multi-state approval
  • Blue states — the 8-hour NMLS CE by firsttuesday fully meets requirements
  • Red states — additional state-specific requirements exist
    • NMLS CE by firsttuesday satisfies only part of red states NMLS CE requirements
  • Please click on the map to see specific CE requirements for each state

In Yellow state(s): NMLS CE by firsttuesday completely fulfills requirements for Utah DFI MLOs, but not for Utah DRE MLOs

NMLS United States Approval Map. Approved in California, Central US, Midwest, New Jersey, Maine, Vermont, NH, and Virginia. Other states need additional coursework
Alaska Guam USVI PR Washington, DC Nebraska Iowa Florida Missouri Georgia South Carolina Alabama Mississippi Tennessee North Carolina Virginia Kentucky West Virginia Maryland Delaware New Jersey Connecticut Rhode Island Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Vermont New York Pennsylvania Ohio Indiana Michigan Louisiana Arkansas Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota Oklahoma Kansas South Dakota Texas North Dakota Utah Wyoming Montana Idaho New Mexico Arizona Colorado Nevada California Oregon Washington Hawaii


Quick facts
  • Includes $12 NMLS banking Fee
  • No other fees
  • Online access is immediate
  • Meet your end-of-year renewal deadline by selecting one of our 8-hour NMLS courses — reasonably low-priced
  • We'll bank your CE credits with the NMLS
  • Whenever you have feedback on your courses or your firsttuesday experience, email
How our NMLS CE Works
8-hour NMLS CE (Continuing Education) course. How it works explained here

NMLS Online Video Preview

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Student testimonials

You guys have the best course. Not only did I enjoy reading through material but I also passed the big test the very first time. I love you guys!!

Huma E.
Mortgage Loan Originator
on NMLS 8-Hour Continuing Education

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