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Choose the California - DBO mortgage loan originator exam prep suite that is right for you

Jump start your California - DBO mortgage license test prep tools. Our exam prep suites provide all the study materials — from flashcards to personalized learning — you need to pass the NMLS mortgage exam and become a licensed California mortgage loan officer.

PLATINUM: Mortgage Exam Prep Suite with Prep xL Personalized Learning

Format | Online Self-Paced

Category | Exam Prep

SKU | national-nmls-mortgage

$199.00

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Take your Mortgage License Exam Prep to the next level with personalized learning!

This online Platinum Mortgage Exam Prep Suite includes Prep xL Personalized Learning, a sophisticated mortgage exam prep tool for anyone that is preparing to take their mortgage license exam. It leverages personalized learning technology to tailor study materials and create customized learning paths to help ensure you pass the NMLS mortgage exam on your first try! Perfect for individuals who have limited experience in the mortgage industry and need to pass the NMLS mortgage exam.

This package includes:

- NMLS Exam Test-Taking Tips

- SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator National + UST Content Material

- OVER 1200 questions

- Eight Simulated Exams

- OVER 800 Interactive Flashcards

- Personalized Dashboard

- Real-time Reports

- Mobile Compatible

NOTE: This is not an NMLS-approved course and will not satisfy the pre-license education requirements.

8 Hour National Exam Prep (Webinar)

Format | Webinar

Category | Exam Prep

SKU | 4304US00150G00

$149.00

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MLO license test candidates will enjoy this 8-hour instructor-led review of National NMLS exam content, including practice questions and tips from an industry expert who has taken the exam. Students will also have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the mortgage license exam. IMPORTANT: This course is for NMLS license test preparation purposes only and is not for NMLS credit!

GOLD: Mortgage Exam Prep Suite

Format | Online Self-Paced

Category | Exam Prep

SKU | 4304US00050A00

$169.00

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Gain confidence in taking the rigorous NMLS exam!

This online mortgage license package is designed for individuals who have some experience in the mortgage industry, and need to pass the NMLS mortgage license exam. It includes comprehensive tools including test-taking tips, comprehensive content and over 375 practice questions.

This online mortgage license exam prep package includes:

- NMLS Exam Test-Taking Tips

- SAFE Mortgage Loan Originator National + UST Content Material

- 375 practice questions

NOTE: This is not an NMLS-approved course and will not satisfy the pre-license education requirements.

 Your Success is Our #1 Priority

OnCourse Learning empowers aspiring mortgage loan originators and seasoned mortgage loan officers to take their learning experience to the next level. Get and maintain your NMLS license with:

  • NMLS-approved mortgage pre-licensing, continuing education and late CE courses
  • Exam prep tools to help you pass your NMLS license exam
  • Over 50 years of mortgage education experience

We’ve helped over 300,000 mortgage brokers begin and advance their careers. Get started today!

California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the California (DBO) mortgage education needs and additional requirements for mortgage licensing.

In the state of California, mortgage loan originators, under the Department of Business Oversight (DBO), are required to:

  1. Complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC).
  2. Authorize a credit report through the NMLS that demonstrates financial responsibility.
  3. Fulfill all state and federal education requirements as designated by your state agency.
  4. Take and pass the National Component.
  5. All applicants must apply for a license through the NMLS by filing a Form MU4 and receiving a sponsorship by a company holding a valid unique identifier with NMLS and which is licensed by the California Department of Business Oversight (formerly Department of Corporations).
  6. An applicant must demonstrate financial responsibility, character and general fitness such as to command the confidence of the community and to warrant a determination that the mortgage loan originator will operate honestly, fairly and efficiently.
  7. Coverage by a surety bond provided by the mortgage loan originator’s employer.

California (DBO) NLMS Pre-Licensing Education Requirements

New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 20 hours of NMLS-approved education. This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 3 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending training
  • 10 hours of electives
  • 2 hours of California state-specific education

California (DBO) Continuing Education Requirements

State-licensed MLOs are required to complete 8 hours of NMLS-approved mortgage education annually beginning the year they are licensed (unless PE was completed in the same year). This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 2 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending
  • 1 hour of California state-specific education

MLOs are advised that to comply with the SAFE Act’s “successive years” rule, they may not take the same CE course two years in a row.

California (DBO) Mortgage Licensing: More Information

California Department of Business Oversight

Phone: 866-275-2677

Email: ASK.DBO@dbo.ca.gov

Website: www.dbo.ca.gov

NMLS Resources:

To view the California (DBO) MLO License Description Page, please click here 
Professional Standards: Mortgage Education – click here 
Professional Standards: Criminal Background Check – click here 
Professional Standards: Credit Report – click here 
Professional Standards: Mortgage Education – click here 
Professional Standards: MLO Testing – click here

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