Hawaii: NMLS Continuing Education Requirements & Training

Number of Hours Required

8 Hours (7 hour Federal + 1 hour HI)

State-Specific Requirement

1-Hr HI

Deadline to Complete CE

December 31

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HI CONTINUING EDUCATION Course

This is the state-specific education requirement for HI.

Hawaii Requirement Details for Mortgage Loan Originator Continuing Education

Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance is an NMLS-approved provider for continuing education in Hawaii.

Continuing Education and License Renewal Date: 12/31 annually

Hours Required by The State: 8 hours per year

Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance Offering: 8 hours

Seat Time: The NMLS  requires that all students spend a minimum amount of seat time engaged in the course content. Our online course delivery system manages this requirement for you.

Reporting: Course completions are reported to the NMLS. The state requires schools to report course completions within seven days from the course completion date. Course completions will be reported within this time frame and often within 48-72 business hours. Contact us for rush handling.

Final Exams: Final exams must be passed with at least a 70% and may be taken as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Certificates: Upon completion of the course, Diehl Mortgage Training and Compliance will provide students with an electronic Certificate of Completion. Certificates will remain in your account for a minimum of five years, should you need additional copies. Please refer to your license renewal application to determine if you need to submit your Certificate of Completion with your license renewal request. Course completion dates are recorded using Eastern Standard Time. Please note that the date of your Certificate of Completion will reflect this.

Hawaii Continuing Education (CE) FAQs

What are Hawaii’s requirements for MLO Continuing Education?

The NMLS Continuing Education Requirements for Hawaii states that MLOs must take eight hours of Continuing Education annually. Hawaii MLO Continuing Education includes the following components: 

  • 3 hours of Federal Law
  • 2 hours of Ethics 
  • 2 hours of Non-Traditional Mortgage Lending 
  • 1 hour State-Specific Hawaii Education

For more information regarding Hawaii CE courses, please refer to the NMLS Hawaii MLO License Description.

How do I contact Hawaii Mortgage Licensing?

If you have questions about the Hawaii mortgage license renewal process, including CE requirements, you can visit the NMLS site or call them directly at 855-665-112. You can also contact the Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions for state-specific information using the information below: 

What happens if my NMLS license expires in Hawaii?

If your NMLS license expires, that means you didn’t complete the necessary requirements on time. As a result, you may have to take Late CE courses online to finish the renewal process. 

Keep in mind that if your license is inactive for five years, you’ll have to take the mandatory NMLS exam again with a score of 75% or higher. Take advantage of Diehl Education’s NMLS Test Prep tools, such as Hawaii MLO practice tests and flashcards, to ensure you can pass the first time around. You can avoid this altogether by marking down any important renewal deadlines on your calendar. 

What is the deadline to complete CE in Hawaii?

The deadline to complete Hawaii NMLS Continuing Education courses is December 31. This is a necessary step in the MLO renewal process, as you won’t be able to renew your license until the NMLS has a record of CE course completion. It can take up to seven days for a provider to submit your course completion to the NMLS, so it’s best not to leave this to the last minute. Take a look at the deadlines provided by the NMLS below to guarantee your renewal: 

  • SMART Renewal Deadline: December 10
  • At-Risk Deadline: December 17
  • Guaranteed Missed Deadline: December 31

If you’re pressed for time, Diehl Education can help you complete your Hawaii MLO Continuing Education coursework quickly and efficiently, and you can have your result delivered to the NMLS in 48 hours.

How does Diehl help MLO’s prepare for mortgage license renewal?

Not completing your mortgage license renewal on time can put your career to a halt. At Diehl Education, we make it our priority to provide top-of-the-line Continuing Education that’s thorough and easily digestible. Our CE courses are also updated every year to ensure you’re up-to-date with all of the changes in the industry on a federal and state level. 

If you’re not licensed in Hawaii, refer to our Pre-Licensing course page to learn how to obtain a Hawaii MLO license.  Or, if you’re looking to obtain another license on top of your initial one, take a look at our list of additional MLO state licenses to get started today. 

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