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FHA's NMLS Number Requirements

Thursday, January 13, 2011

On January 5th, FHA issued Mortgagee Letter 2011-04 regarding the use of unique NMLS numbers. Each FHA approved lender, their employees, and their sponsored third party originators must comply with the NMLS requirements. Below are some highlights of the letter:

  • HUD will collect the NMLS ID’s as part of the lender approval and renewal process
  • Sponsored Originators will need to submit NMLS number to approving lender for set up in FHA Connection
  • Originator name and NMLS number will need to be placed into FHA Connection for insuring (effective 4-1-11)


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