Nebraska License Requirements

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Nebraska Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the Nebraska mortgage education requirements for mortgage licensing.

In the state of Nebraska, mortgage loan originators are required to:

    1. Complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC).
    2. Authorize a credit report through the NMLS.
    3. Fulfill all state and federal education requirements as designated by your state agency.
    4. Take and pass the National Component.
    5. Sponsorship by a Nebraska Licensed or Registered Company.

Nebraska NMLS Pre-Licensing Education Requirements:

New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 22 hours of NMLS-approved education. This includes:

  • 3 hours of federal law
  • 3 hours of ethics
  • 2 hours of non-traditional mortgage lending
  • 12 hours of electives
  • 2 hours of Nebraska state-specific education

Nebraska 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 electives

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.

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