Mortgage Loan Originators

Licensing and General Information

All Mortgage Loan Originators, as defined in W.S. 40-23-102(a)(xxvii), engaged in the business of a mortgage loan originator for any dwelling located in Wyoming must be licensed individually by the Wyoming Division of Banking. License applications are processed through the NMLS.

In order to obtain a license, applicants must:

      1. Complete an Individual form through the NMLS website.

      2. Provide certification that 20 hours of pre-licensure education courses has been completed.

      3. Obtain a passing grade on a SAFE mortgage test, both national and state components

      4. Provide fingerprints for an FBI criminal history background check through the NMLS.

      5. Authorize a credit report.

      6. Be sponsored by the company employing or contracting with them. The company must also obtain its own unique identifying number through the NMLS.

The license fee is $150 and includes the NMLS processing fee.

Please direct your loan originators to the NMLS website: http://mortgage.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/Pages/default.aspx

Information is available under Professional Requirements for:

  • Pre-licensure education courses:

http://mortgage.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/profreq/education/Pages/default.aspx


  • Testing:

http://mortgage.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/profreq/testing/Pages/default.aspx


  • Fingerprinting:

http://mortgage.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/profreq/background/Pages/default.aspx


  • Credit report authorization:

http://mortgage.nationwidelicensingsystem.org/profreq/credit/Pages/default.aspx


NMLS navigation training is available under New & Events>Workshops & Events


Please direct your questions regarding system navigation to:

The NMLS Call Center (240) 386-4444


Please direct your questions regarding Professional Requirements or licensing requirements to:

307-777-6461 or yvonne.shafer-shaw@wyo.gov