The renewal period for 2013 is closed. Renewal for 2014 will
begin November 1, 2013.
Step 1 – Prepare for the renewal process
NMLS has prepared a Renewal Handbook for state-licensed company and individual users to guide them through the renewal process. The handbook will provide information on how to prepare to request renewal of licenses in NMLS.
For more help with renewal, see the Quick Guides and *NEW*
Renewal Videos for MLOs at the bottom of the page.
Do I need to renew my license if I received my approval for licensure after November 1, 2012? See
Step 2 – Log in to NMLS and make sure your record is up to date
Make sure you can log in, with your user name and password. If you need assistance recovering your password and/or username to log into NMLS, utilize the “Forgot your User Name/password” hyperlinks on the NMLS login screen to do so. A
brief video is available to assist you with this process.
All records must be up to date and in an approved status before requesting renewal. Use the
Preparing for Renewal
Quick Guide to review the information on record and to confirm the license/registration status’.
Step 3 – Review deadlines and requirements
Review all applicable state(s) renewal requirements. Select a state(s) using the drop-down box below to determine renewal deadlines, requirements, details, fees, etc. Information can also be downloaded for all states using the following spreadsheets: 1.
Renewal Deadlines Chart, 2.
Renewal Fees Chart
Checklists and FAQs:
Step 4 – Request renewal
Beginning November 1st, licensees can log into NMLS, click the
Renewal Tab and request renewal of their licenses, or indicate to
their regulator the licenses they do not intend to renew.
Individuals should consult with their company to determine who will be submitting and paying for the renewal request in NMLS. In some instances, the company may wish to submit the renewal request on your behalf (individuals must attest to their record first.)
Help with Renewal
The following quick guides and videos are available to help users
Company Renewal - Guides
company account users through the process of
submitting company/branch licenses for renewal (and
how to recall a "Do Not Renew" request). Includes
instructions on how to view the status of
Renewal Roles - Walks the
company account administrator through the process of
granting other company users the Renewal Role in NMLS.
Helping MLOs Manage the Renewal Process - See the
videos and quick guides below.
- Attest for Company - Provides instructions for an individual to attest to their renewal to allow their company to pay for and submit the individual renewal request.
Quick Guide |
Attest and Pay - Guides the
individual through the
process of submitting licenses for
instructions on how to view the
status of submitted renewals.Quick Guide
- Do Not Renew -
Helps an individual to indicate to their regulator that they do not wish to renew a license in NMLS
(and how to recall a "Do Not Renew"
Quick Guide |