California Financing Law – Forms and Applications

Finance Lenders

Licensing – Application

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

All other finance lenders should continue to file paper applications as directed.

 

Licensing – Other

Reports/Notice Requirements

CFL Annual Report for Calendar Year 2018

The Annual Report Form for Licensees engaged in Business under the California Financing Law (CFL) for Year Ended December 31, 2018, is now available. The report must be completed online on the DBO’s website at https://docqnet.dbo.ca.gov/. Licensees must log in to the self-service portal in order to complete the report. The 2018 Annual Report must be filed with the DBO by March 15, 2019. Please visit instructions for completing the 2018 Annual report.

 

CFL Annual Report for Calendar Year 2017

The Annual Report Form for Licensees Engage in Business under the California Financing Law (CFL) for Year Ended December 31, 2017, is now available. As with 2016, the report must be completed online on the DBO’s website at https://docqnet.dbo.ca.gov/.  Licensees must log in to the self-service portal in order to complete the report. The 2017 Annual Report must be filed with the DBO by March 15, 2018.  Please visit  instructions for completing Annual report.

 

Residential Mortgage Loan Report (Holden Act Report) for Calendar Year 2015 – Due March 31, 2016

Specified DBO-licensed lenders must file their 2015 Residential Mortgage Loan Report no later than Mar. 31.  The report is mandated by the state’s Housing Financial Discrimination Act of 1977, known as the Holden Act.

 

Increased Access to Responsible Small Dollar Loans [SB 318 (Chapter 467, Statutes 2013)] – Pilot Program

 

Licensure Exemption for Non-Profit Organizations Facilitating Zero-Interest Consumer Loans

 

Statement Of Identity & Questionnaire

Last updated: Oct 3, 2019 @ 5:14 pm