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Get Your Mortgage Loan Originator License in 2023!


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How to Get an NMLS Mortgage License in Nevada



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Apply For Your NMLS Account and ID Number


Complete Your NMLS Pre-License Education


Need to Pass the SAFE MLO National Test


The first step to obtaining your Nevada mortgage license is applying for an NMLS account and ID number. To do so, go to the NMLS website.


Once you've created your NMLS account, it's time to complete your pre-license education. Nevada requires 30 hours (20 hours & 10 hours elective) SAFE pre-license education. This includes 4 hours of education relating to Nevada state law.


With your education complete, you need to schedule an appointment for the National Test Component exam and take the NMLS test. Find out more on how to take your NMLS exam here.


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Complete Background Checks and Pay All Fees


Apply for Your Nevada Mortgage License


Associate Your NMLS Account with Your Employer


To finalize your application and receive your license, you will need to pay several non-refundable fees and get a background check. Find out more about how to complete your background check here.


After receiving a passing score on your NMLS mortgage exam, you need to apply for your Nevada NMLS license. You can find more information on this step here.



Your license will still be pending in Nevada until you have an employer sponsorship, which lets the government know that an employer is supervising your individual license. Learn how to associate your NMLS account with your employer here.



Becoming a Mortgage Loan Originator in Nevada

Becoming a mortgage loan originator in Nevada is a chance to build a rewarding career to last a lifetime. With hard work and dedication, you can enjoy a satisfying job that fulfills your need to help people, have diverse daily responsibilities, and constantly learn new skills. Mortgage Educators want to make the process as easy as possible by providing all the resources you need to pass your NMLS exam and earn your mortgage license in Nevada.



Nevada Mortgage License Education Requirements:

In order to get your mortgage broker license in Nevada, you’ll need to fulfill all NMLS pre-licensure education requirements. These are a diverse set of courses that provide all the information you need to succeed on the job. The 30 hours of required courses include:


- 3 hours of federal law

- 3 hours of ethics

- 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending

- 8 hours of electives

- 4 hours of Nevada law



What's the Difference Between a Nevada Mortgage Broker License and a Nevada Loan Officer License?

You’ve heard of both a mortgage broker and a loan officer. So what’s the difference? Or are they the same thing? In short, a mortgage broker and a loan officer have different responsibilities. A loan officer is employed by a broker to provide prospective homeowners with a mortgage.


Cost of Getting Your Mortgage License in Nevada

Earning your mortgage license in Nevada is an investment that will pay off for decades to come. Here are some of the fees you’ll need to pay in order to get your license:


- $145 - Nevada application fee

- $30 - NMLS processing fee

- $36.25 - Federal criminal background check

- $15 - Credit Report fee


Total license costs: $226.25



PE Expiration Policy in Nevada

The PE Expiration Policy is pending in Nevada, but it’s important to understand because it will soon be relevant to MLOs. This policy refers to circumstances where a person must retake 20 hours of pre-licensure education because they didn’t get a mortgage license within three years of getting licenses as an MLO.



Nevada Continuing Education Requirements

Every year you’ll need to renew your mortgage license in Nevada, and along with that comes certain continuing education requirements. The necessary CE courses include:


- 3 hours of federal law

- 2 hours of ethics

- 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending

- 1 hour of elective coursework



Become an MLO Today


Earn your mortgage license in Nevada today with the help of Mortgage Educators. Our stress-free courses are all you need to pass the NMLS exam and reach your goal of becoming an MLO in Nevada. Buy an online course now to get started.





Additional Questions?

Mortgage Educators and Compliance is here to answer any additional questions that you may have in regards to your Nevada mortgage license. For additional questions, feel free to call us at (801) 676-2520 or email us at






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