California Residential Mortgage Lending Act
How to reach us:
Department of Financial Protection and Innovation
320 W. 4th Street, Suite 750
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: (916) 576-8543
The caller should leave a message including the company NMLS ID number, caller’s name, contact phone number, and a brief message relating the concern, and someone from our team will return the call as soon as possible.
Information on companies and branches licensed under CRMLA is also available on 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.
Licensee Questions and Information
- Who is Required to Obtain a License or Branch License under the CRMLA
- How Do I Apply for a CRMLA License or Authorize a Branch Office under the CRMLA
- Requirements After a CRMLA License has been issued
- How Do I Amend CRMLA License or authorize a Branch Office under the CRMLA
- How Do I Surrender a CRMLA License or Branch Office Authorization under the CRMLA
- Frequently Asked Questions about California Residential Mortgage Lending Act
- California Residential Mortgage Lending Act Reports
- Bona Fide Nonprofit Affordable Housing Organizations
Laws and Regulations
- About the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act
- California Residential Mortgage Lending Act – Regulations, Legislation, Opinions, Releases
- California Civil Code section 2924.8 Notice of Foreclosure Sale (PDF)
- The Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) Information on CRMLA licensing requirements is also available on the NMLS website. The NMLS, developed through the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR), allows companies to conveniently manage their mortgage license(s) in an electronic format through a secure website. Please visit NMLS for additional information. View state licensing requirements specific to the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation.
Residential Mortgage Forms