Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) your course completion record is posted on the NMLS, you pay for the exam and schedule the exam through the NMLS, and after successfully passing your NMLS exam on your first attempt using our extremely comprehensive and effective test preparation program you apply for all licenses and renewals on the NMLS.
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Iowa MLO Pre-licensing Requirements
Iowa does not have any state specific PE requirements in addition to the initial 20 hours of SAFE education. If you haven’t completed your initial 20 hours of SAFE education, click here to view our 20 Hour SAFE options.
New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 20 hours of NMLS-approved education. This education must include 3 hours of Federal law, 3 hours of ethics (which shall include fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues), 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending, plus 12 hours of undefined education (referred to as electives). Number of hours is 3/3/2/12 = 20
Iowa does not have a requirement for instruction on state-specific law.
This state is a UST state and has adopted the Uniform state test added to the National test. If you want to be licensed in this state and have not taken the newest National test with UST included. Then you will want to take the UST stand alone. To purchase study material click here
IA Continuing Education Requirements
If you are already a licensed MLO in the state of Alabama you don’t need to take PE (unless you have been instructed by the NMLS to do so). You do need to complete at least 8 Hours of NMLS approved continuing education every year following the completion of your PE requirements.
Our 8 Hour SAFE course satisfies these requirements. Click here if you need to complete your continuing education and select the 8 hour course that meets your needs. Remember, you can’t repeat the same course two years in a row! If you can’t recall which course you took last year, give us a call, or shoot us an email!