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Mortgage Origination

Mortgage Loan Origination Licensing Class

To become a licensed mortgage originator you must complete the 20-hour course, NMLS Safe Act Mortgage Loan Origination. You may repeat the class for up to 3 months from initial class date at no charge. If 3 months to 1 year from start date fee will be $175. You must make application to the National Mortgage Lending Service (NMLS) and must pass the National Uniform State Exam. The initial license fee is $150 and the exam fee is $110. The exam is administered by Prometric. You must first register with NMLS before scheduling your exam. Mortgage Loan Originators are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education yearly. We offer Live Classes in Baton Rouge, Metairie & Lafayette and online courses through Hondros Learning. ONLINE Courses click here.

Mortgage Loan Origination Continuing Education

Originators are required to complete 8 hours per year of approved continuing education courses. We offer Live Classes in Baton Rouge & Lafayette and online courses through Hondros Learning.

NMLS Provider # 1400055

Mortgage Loan Origination Online Courses

The Burk Baker School of Real Estate & Appraising has partnered with Hondros Learning and the Association of Mortgage Educators (NMLS Provider ID:1400214) to offer the following online SAFE MLO Pre-licensing, NMLS Approved Continuing Education, and SAFE MLO Exam Preparation.

Please click on the “online link” in the blue box above to see our online courses.


Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the start of class.

Refunds: Refunds will be given if student cancels within 48 hours of the start of class. Refunds may be subject to a 3% processing fee.

All information received from the student will be considered confidential and will not be made available to third parties except for purposes of reporting credit hours to NMLS or to the state of Louisiana.