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Missouri Residential Mortgage Loan Broker Company Bond


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If you are a residential mortgage loan broker in Missouri you are required by the Mississippi Division of Finance Mortgage Licensing Section to apply for a license as a either a Missouri Company Registration or a Missouri Company License through the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and file a Missouri Residential Missouri Company Bond Form

Surety Bond Requirements:

A surety bond is required for a broker company. Bond amounts can range from $50,000 to $500,000 and the bond amount is determined by the volume of either the loans brokered or funded and serviced.

 Volume of Loans  Surety Bond Amount for Loans Brokered  Surety Bond Amount for Loans Funded  Surety Bond Amount for Loans Serviced
 Less than $7,500,000 million  $50,000  $50,000  $50,000
 $7,500,001 to $15,000,000  $50,000  $100,000  $100,000
 $15,000,001 to $22,500,000  $75,000  $150,000  $150,000
 $22,500,001 to $30,000,000  $100,000  $200,000  $200,000
 $30,000,001 to $45,000,000  $150,000  $300,000  $300,000
 $45,000,001 to $60,000,000  $200,000  $400,000  $400,000
 More than $60,000,001  $250,000  $500,000  $500,000

License Requirements

  1. Applicants must complete the application and pay the required investigation fee, license fee, NMLS processing fee, credit report fee (for each person in control) and FBI Criminal Background Check fee (for each director and any direct or indirect owner with 10% or more interest in the company).
  2. Provide a management chart, organizational chart, and a copy of formation documents if a partnership, corporation or limited liability company.
  3. If any of the disclosure statements were answered "yes," provide an explanation for each, as well as any back-up documentation to support each answer.
  4. Branch locations with require a separate branch license (in-state and out-of-state) and requires a mortgage loan originator for each Missouri location.
  5. Complete the Averment & Release Forms and submit them directly to the Missouri Division of Finance.

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for a Missouri Residential Mortgage Loan Broker Surety Bond is dependent on credit and the bond amount required. Premiums start at .75% of the bond amount with good credit. Bond amounts over $50,000 will require business and personal financials. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists to get a free quote that fits your specific situation.

Did You Know?

The original bond form and the original power of attorney must be submitted with an application. Copies will not be accepted.

Related Links:

Missouri NMLS Mortgage Company License Information
MIssouri Bond Schedule

More Surety Bond Questions?

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