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    Arizona State Licenses and Regulator Costs

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    Arizona's license requirements stand out. The state requires a brick and mortar location managed by a Responsible Person, which is is unique to this state. Contact us for more information.

      Mortgage Banker License (Company)
    • NMLS Cost: $1600
    • Additional Costs: $$15 per credit report, $36.25 per criminal background check; Arizona also assesses an additional pro-rated license fee through an NMLS invoice that varies and must be paid prior to licensure
    • Responsible Person: requires an Arizona resident that is a W-2 employee to manage Arizona loan activities; must have minimum of three (3) years of mortgage experience (contact us for more info)
    • Requires detailed personal financial statements for 20% or more owners
    • Surety Bond Requirement: ranges from $25,000 to $100,000 depending on volume
      Mortgage Broker License (Company)
    • NMLS Cost: $900
    • Additional Costs: $36.25 per criminal background check; Arizona also assesses an additional pro-rated license fee through an NMLS invoice that varies and must be paid prior to licensure
    • Qualifying Individual: requires an Arizona resident that is a W-2 employee to manage Arizona loan activities; must have minimum of three (3) years of mortgage experience, completed an AZ mortgage broker course and passed a mortgage broker's test (contact us for more info)
    • Requires detailed personal financial statements for 20% or more owners
    • Surety Bond Requirement: $10,000 if you only have institutional investors; otherwise, $15,000
      Mortgage Banker Branch License (Branch)
    • NMLS Cost: $529
    • Additional Costs: Arizona also assesses an additional pro-rated license fee through an NMLS invoice that varies and must be paid prior to licensure
    • A copy of your branch lease must be provided
      Mortgage Broker Branch License (Branch)
    • NMLS Cost: $270
    • Additional Costs: Arizona also assesses an additional pro-rated license fee through an NMLS invoice that varies and must be paid prior to licensure
    • A copy of your branch lease must be provided
      Mortgage Loan Originator License (individual)
    • NMLS Cost: $380
    • Additional Costs: $15.00 per credit report, $36.25 per criminal background check; Arizona also charges an additional pro-rated licensing fee that varies from $37.50 to $150.00 and is sent via NMLS invoice prior to license approval. Arizona also charges a $100 recovery fund fee via NMLS invoice if your company does not have a blanket $200,000 LO surety bond (contact us to see which option makes the most sense)