Effective July 1, 2009, the pre-licensing education requirement
has been reduced from 40 hours to 20 hours and applies to
all mortgage loan originators regardless of experience.
The requirements for mortgage originators are below:
PRE LICENSING REQUIREMENT - 20 Hours
PROVIDERS AND COURSES FOR USE ON OR AFTER
JANUARY 1, 2010 FOR PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2010, PRE-LICENSING COURSES AND PROVIDERS
MUST BE APPROVED BY THE NMLS. MARYLAND IS NO LONGER APPROVING
PRE-LICENSING COURSES OR PROVIDERS.
FOR THOSE NEEDING TO COMPLETE PRE-LICENSING EDUCATION,
THE REQUIREMENTS AND A LIST OF NMLS APPROVED COURSES AND
PROVIDERS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NMLS
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Updated February 1, 2011