Becoming a loan originator is a relatively simple process. No college degree required, no banking experience necessary; just a drive to earn and a dedication to help people get the best loan possible on their home.

New License State Requirements

Start your process in 4 Easy Steps:

1

Education – Complete the required education for your state. All states require a minimum of 20 hours, while many states also require 1 to 5 additional hours of state specific law.

2

Account – Create a free NMLS account by visiting the NMLS Resource Center online. NMLS is the system by which regulatory agencies administer initial license applications and ongoing compliance requirements.

3

Register – Register for and pass the National Exam. Exams are held at independent testing centers, and must be taken in person. Testing appointments are offered 6 days a week in multiple locations all over the country.

4

NMLS ApplicationReturn to the NMLS Resource Center and complete your application (background and credit check required).

Select a New License training package:

$349
20 Hour NMLS Pre-License
Live Instructor Webinar

This comprehensive Mortgage Loan Originator course is packed with everything you need to successfully complete your pre-license education requirements in an informative and engaging setting.
Course held through a live instructor webinar session.
Included with this course: 400pg book, multiple exam questions, 800 practice flashcards.

$269
20 Hour NMLS Pre-License
Online Course
5-Days

This comprehensive course meets the licensing requirements for states with a 20-hour state requirement. This is an on-demand course that must be completed within a 5-day timeframe per NMLS. Students have 24/7 access to the course and support materials. The course is managed and supported by a live instructor through our internal messaging and communication system.

About This Online Course
$229
20 Hour NMLS Pre-License
Online Course
10-Days

This comprehensive course meets the licensing requirements for states with a 20-hour state requirement. This is an on-demand course that must be completed within a 10-day timeframe per NMLS. Students have 24/7 access to the course and support materials. The course is managed and supported by a live instructor through our internal messaging and communication system.

Enroll in Pre-License Courses

About the courses:

Mortgage Loan Origination – New License

Live Course

Ameritrain’s 20-hour SAFE NMLS approved course will prepare you to pass the national exam and get your license. Facilitated over two days, this class is led by powerhouse instructors who have taught in excess of 10,000 hours of NMLS training. The course focus on tool, strategies, and techniques to ensure you are prepared to pass the national exam on your first attempt. There will be no boring lectures here. Through our highly interactive, engaging facilitation, we concentrate on what you need to know to get your license and reach your full earnings potential. Ameritrain has been teaching mortgage courses since 2002 and is a recognized national leader for its effective instructors, but more importantly, for getting results that matter.

Tuition includes a 350+ page textbook, multiple study guides, online flashcards, and practice exams.

Calendar of Pre-License Live Classes & Webinar Events – Select courses and create a free account to enroll

September 24&26

Virtual Live Class

October 02&03

Virtual Live Class

October 13&14

Virtual Live Class

November 20&21

Virtual Live Class

Mortgage Loan Origination – New License

Online Course

Ameritrain’s 20-hour SAFE NMLS approved course is titled “Origination Essentials and Exam Preparation.” This course is designed to include the mandated requirements – Federal Laws, Ethics and Nontraditional lending products – plus, the electives which include summary information designed to reinforce the content to assist in preparation for the national exam.

The Ameritrain philosophy is that you must get to first base before moving to second base. This philosophical approach is the reason Ameritrain industry experts and adult education specialists have prepared a course that has its very foundation in the transfer of learning. The Origination Essentials and Exam Preparation course is a step-by-step logical progression of material designed to build on concepts to ensure a complete understanding of each subject.

Ameritrain’s all-new Learning Management System (LMS) delivers the course in a state of the art, highly interactive, format designed to challenge each learner to provide the best opportunity for passing the national exam on the first attempt. The Ameritrain online course will concentrate on what you need to know to get your license and reach your full earnings potential. Ameritrain has been teaching mortgage courses since 2002 and is a recognized national leader for its effective instructors, but more importantly, for getting results that matter. All Ameritrain’s online courses are on-demand, meaning that you can complete them at hours that are convenient for you. Students can take 20-hour courses either within a 5-day or 10-day cycle. For both options, the course will begin at 12 pm EST on the first day and end at 11:59 pm EST on the last day. Once the course begins, you have 24/7 access to the materials.

The 20-hour course covers a TON of information, so you should be prepared to spend a bit more than 20 hours working through and studying the material. Our goal is to present to you as much information as possible in a format that will result in good retention and ultimately lead to success on your National Exam.

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