Florida State Licensing Requirements
Division of Finance
High School Diploma or GED
Florida does not have any state specific education requirements other than testing.
Brick and Mortar State: No
Who is required to be licensed
This license is required for an individual who, directly or indirectly, solicits or offers to solicit a mortgage loan, accepts or offers to accept an application for a mortgage loan, negotiates or offers to negotiate the terms or conditions of a new or existing mortgage loan on behalf of a borrower or lender, processes a mortgage loan application, or negotiates or offers to negotiate the sale of an existing mortgage loan to a noninstitutional investor for compensation or gain. The term includes the activities of a loan originator as defined by the federal S.A.F.E. Act.
Pre-requisites for license applications
The Florida Office of Financial Regulation will not begin its review of an application until all the items listed above have been received. Once an application has been deemed received, the NMLS status will change from “Pending-Incomplete” to “Pending-Review”. Once the status has been changed to “Pending-Review” the application will be reviewed and deficiencies will be added as license items in NMLS.
Need to purchase Pre-licensing or Continuing Education Courses?
Use the links below for course schedules and information about NMLS Approved Pre-licensing Education (PE) or Continuing Education (CE).
NMLS Requirements and Fees
Processing Fees for State Licensure
Processing Fees for Federal Registration
Professional Standards Fees
Notice: The information provided on this page is not legal advice and is shared for educational purposes only. The information provided is not a complete statement of all licensing requirements, additional licensing requirements may be required by state and/or other agencies.
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