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Self-Service DOCQNET PortalSelf-Service Portal – The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) Self-Service Portal offers convenient online services to consumers and businesses seeking licensing information from DBO. The Portal allows licensees to submit exemption notices and annual report information. Portal users can also search for licensees, applicants, notice filers, securities and franchise filings and more.

 


NMLS Consumer Access

NMLS Consumer Access is a fully searchable website that allows the public to view information concerning state-licensed mortgage companies, branches and individuals currently licensed through NMLS.

Information on CFL licensing requirements for companies and branches engaged in making or brokering loans secured by residential real property is also available in NMLS.

NMLS

 An application for a license under the California Financing Law for residential mortgage providers (mortgage lenders, brokers, mortgage lenders and brokers, and mortgage loan originators) should be filed through the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS).

Please visit NMLS for additional information.  Click here for state licensing requirements specific to the California Department of Business Oversight.

Consumer Information

Information on persons licensed under CFL that are engaged in making or brokering loans secured by residential real property is also available in NMLS Consumer Access.

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