Applicants for new mortgage lender/broker licenses and branches must submit their
applications to Virginia through Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS). Applications for acquisition of control of
licensees and for determination of a bona fide non-profit status are not currently
processed through NMLS and will continue to be submitted through the mail. Application
forms for acquisition of control or to determine bona fide non-profit status can
be downloaded from this page.
Links to related laws and regulations appear below. Code and Regulation Sections
can be viewed and downloaded individually or a report of multiple Sections can be
created and downloaded. To download multiple Sections click on “create report” at
the beginning of the table of contents for the specific Chapter and enter the beginning
and ending Section of the sequence you wish to download. It is your responsibility
to read and comply with all applicable laws and regulations
Note: Links to the Code of Virginia and Virginia Administrative Code in the menus
below are external and will take you off
the SCC website.
Note: All applications are investigated by the Bureau
of Financial Institutions. Certain application decisions are made by the Commissioner
of Financial Institutions under delegated authority from the State Corporation Commission.
In the event you wish to appeal either a determination made by the Bureau of Financial
Institutions in the course of its investigation of your application or the Commissioner
of Financial Institutions’ decision on your application, you may request a formal
review by the State Corporation Commission in accordance with its
Rules of Practice and Procedure