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Do Nevada Mortgage Brokers Have a Surety Bond Requirement for Licensure?


If you are a Mortgage Broker in Nevada, you are required to apply for a license through the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and file a Nevada Mortgage Broker Surety Bond as a condition of licensure.

License requirements are as follows:

Applicants that do not maintain trust accounts must have a minimum net worth based on the monthly balance of accounts: $100,000 or less a minimum net worth of $25,000, more than $100,000 but less than $250,000 a minimum net worth of $50,000, more than $250,000 but less than $500,000 a minimum net worth of $100,000, more than $500,000 but less than $1,000,000 a minimum net worth of $200,000 and accounts over $1,000,000 require a $250,000 net worth.

Applicants must be able to pass a background and credit check and have five years experience prior to application and at least two years experience in lending money for real estate.

Applicants must complete the application and pay the applicable NMLS, credit report, and fingerprint fees.

Additional required documents: copies of financial statements, a business plan, formation documents (if applicable), a management chart, an organizational chart, a copy of the State Business License and Secretary of State filing, local business license, a copy of the office lease, and disclosure statements (if applicable).

Obtain a $50,000 surety bond for annual loan totals $20,000,000 or less. A $75,000 surety bond is required for annual loan totals over $20,000,000.

How Much Will This Bond Cost

The premium that you pay for a Nevada Mortgage Broker Surety Bond is dependent on credit, bond amount needed, and personal and business financials.

Have Questions?

Contact our Surety Bond Specialists at:

Phone: 1‑844‑432‑6637
Fax:     404-351-3237
Hours: 8:00-5:00 CST, Monday through Friday

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