Iowa Division of Banking
200 East Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
The Iowa Division of Banking licenses mortgage loan officers in Iowa and requires 20 hours of pre-licensing education; The national 20-hour class and no additional hours of state law.
All states require a national exam for licensing. Iowa does not require an additional state test, requires no hours of separate state law for those who are currently NMLS-licensed elsewhere, and requires 8 hours of continuing education (CE) annually for NMLS-licensed mortgage loan officers.