​​​​​​​Welcome to the Federal Registry Resource Center

The NMLS Federal Registry was created at the direction of federal banking regulators to fulfill the registration requirement of  federally chartered or insured institutions and their mortgage loan originators in compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rules and the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (“SAFE Act”). The NMLS Federal Registry Resource Center provides institutions and mortgage loan originators with tools and guides for completing the mandated registration process in NMLS.  Questions about the Federal Rule or the SAFE Act should be directed to an institution’s primary federal regulator.

Jim Payne Appointed New NMLS Ombudsman, Effective July 1

Posted 7/1/2020

​Jim Payne, director of examinations and assistant deputy commissioner for the Consumer and Mortgage Lending Division of the Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner, will serve as the new NMLS ombudsman, starting July 1. Read the full press release.

New Temporary Authority Resource Available: List of State Implementation Legislation and Rulemakings 

Posted 6/30/2020

​The NMLS Ombudsman received a request during the 2020 NMLS Annual Conference & Training to create a Temporary Authority state regulatory and implementation resource. This resource is available on the NMLS Temporary Authority to Operate web page.​

NMLS Scheduled Maintenance to Affect Test Enrollments and Scheduling Saturday, June 27, 2020

Posted 6/26/2020

​Due to scheduled system maintenance, NMLS will be unavailable to process test enrollments, schedule test appointments or post test results Saturday, June 27, from 6:00 a.m. to noon ET.

During this time, users will not be able to create test enrollments, schedule test appointments or post test results.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  

Prometric Test Centers Reopen Nationwide

Posted 6/23/2020

​The Prometric test center closures that began in March due to COVID-19 have been lifted. All test centers that serve the NMLS Program are now open. 

More than half of the open test centers are operating at full capacity, while the remaining open centers are operating at 50 percent capacity. The current list of open test centers and their capacity can be found here and will be updated daily.  

Testing candidates can schedule or modify appointments only on www.prometric.com/nmls. Click here for more information.​

NMLS Scheduled for System Maintenance Saturday, June 6, 2020

Posted 6/5/2020

​Due to scheduled system maintenance, NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access will be unavailable Saturday, June 6, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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