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Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond

Bond Requirements and Online Application

The Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond is required by the State of Georgia Department of Banking and Finance for any entity wishing to obtain a Georgia Mortgage Broker License.

What are the requirements in order to get a Mortgage Lender License in Georgia?

In order to obtain a Mortgage Lender License, the following requirements must be submitted through the online Nationwide Multi-state Licensing System:

  • A company applicationGeorgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond
  • Separate applications for each resident/registered agent
  • Contact and business information
  • Disclosure statements
  • A Control Person Attestation
  • A credit report
  • Individual background check requirements
  • A $250,000 Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond issued by a surety company licensed in the state
    • Note: Surety1 works with over a dozen “A” rated surety companies that are all licensed in Georgia!
  • Fees: $900 registration fee, $250 investigation fee, $100 NMLS processing fee

More information about the specific licensing requirements and processes can be found on the Georgia Dept. of Banking and Finance website, or via NMLS.

Please note these requirements will vary slightly for Georgia Mortgage Broker Licenses. Visit our Georgia Mortgage Broker Bond page for more information!

What are the requirements of the Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond?

Under Title 7, Chapter 1 of the Georgia State Code, the Georgia Lender Broker Surety Bond ensures the compliance of the licensee with the Georgia Residential Mortgage Act and protects the public from any damages caused by noncompliance.

The Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond is required in the amount of $250,000

The price for the bond, also known as the bond premium, is only a small fraction of the bond amount. The applicant should verify the bond amount with the obligee before applying for the bond to ensure the bond amount is correct.

Since the Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond is required to be continuous in nature, it must be maintained at all times as a condition of licensure.

Where can I get a Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond?

In order to obtain this bond, simply fill out our free online application! One of our licensed agents will contact you within one business day with a quote for the price to obtain your bond (the “premium”). If you choose to move forward after receiving your quote, we will have you sign any necessary paperwork and remit the premium payment, at which time we will ship your completed Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond to you via USPS Priority Mail (with overnight shipping options also available).

Why choose Surety1?

At Surety1, our agents work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to ensure we are finding you the lowest price for your bond. We’ve been issuing surety bonds since 2003 and our quality, reliable service has led us to an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau! Licensed in all 50 states.

How to Get Your Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond

1. Complete an online application. It's free and no-obligation. 2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign. 3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Georgia Mortgage Lender Surety Bond!   If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.
1. Apply Online Using our Free & Secure Application 2. Get Your Free Quote Applications are No-Obligation 3. Get Your Bond Most Bonds are Approved in 1-2 Business Days