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Pass Your Ohio NMLS Mortgage License Exam

Jump start your Ohio 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 Ohio mortgage loan officer.

PLATINUM: Mortgage Exam Prep Suite with Prep xL Personalized Learning (OSP)

Format | Online Self-Paced

Category | Exam Prep

SKU | 43040000000001

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Designed to help you prepare for and pass the NMLS mortgage license exam the first time. Covers all sections of the National exam and uses personalized learning technology to tailor study materials and create customized learning paths based on your strengths and weaknesses. Perfect for individuals who have limited experience in the mortgage industry. Want to learn more?

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8 Hour National Exam Prep (Webinar)

Format | Webinar

Category | Exam Prep

SKU | 4304US00150G00

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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!

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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, plus exam prep tools to help you pass your NMLS license exam. With over 40 years of experience, we are proud to offer the ultimate learning experience no matter where you are at in your mortgage education journey.

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Ohio Mortgage License Requirements

Ohio (OMBA) Mortgage License Requirements

Learn about the Ohio mortgage education needs and additional requirements for mortgage licensing.

In the state of Ohio (OMBA), 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 a National Test.
  5. Surety bond.

Ohio (OMBA) NLMS Pre-Licensing Education Requirements

New state-licensed MLOs are required to complete 24 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
  • 4 hours of Ohio state-specific education

Note: Only applicants under ORMLA must take the additional 4hrs of education. ORMLA applicants only require 20 hours

Ohio (OMBA) 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.

Ohio (OMBA) Mortgage Licensing: More Information

Ohio Division of Financial Institutions

Phone: 614-644-6484

Email: webdfi-cf@com.state.oh.us

Website: www.com.ohio.gov/fiin

NMLS Resources:

To view the Ohio (OMBA) 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