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The 2024 NMLS Annual Renewal period starts November 1st.  All requirements in NMLS must be satisfied to process the renewal request.  See NMLS Renewals Page




Regulated Institutions

The Consumer Finance Division (CFD) is responsible for the licensing, supervision, and examination of all:

  • Consumer finance companies
  • Deferred presentment/payday lenders
  • Check-cashing companies
  • Mortgage lender/servicing companies, branches, and their loan originators (W2 employees)


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