What are the total cost and expenses to get a California MLO license?

The CADFPI charges a license application fee of $300.
Additional fees of $36.25 are for a FBI criminal background check, NMLS processing fee of $30, and a $15 credit report charge.

Additionally, there is the cost of completing an MLO license course in California. The California 20-hour or 23-hour MLO pre-licensing course is offered by RealEstateU for $199.

After completing the CA MLO pre-licensing course, you must pay $110 to take the National MLO SAFE test.

The total California MLO license cost works out to $690.25.

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