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Lead Generator Licensing

Essential Statutes

Please reference the relevantConnecticut Statutes (§§ 36a-485 to 36a-498f, inclusive, 36a-498h, 36a-534a and 36a-534b).

Other Relevant Information:

Opinion discussing Lead Generation Activity that requires licensure.

How to Apply:

If you wish to apply for a lead generator license you should begin by first reviewing Connecticut’s Jurisdiction-Specific Requirements along with Connecticut's mortgage licensing statutes, which provides the current licensing procedures and requirements applicable to lead generators.

If your company already has a completed record in the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry, then applying for a license in Connecticut merely involves filing your company's record (Form MU1) and control person records (Form MU2) with Connecticut through the NMLS and mailing in the jurisdiction-specific requirements to the Department.

Go to the Getting Started page of the NMLS website and follow the steps outlined:

NMLS Resource Center button

 

Any questions relating to the NMLS should be directed to the NMLS Call Center at (855) 665-7123.


Contact

Connecticut Department of Banking
Consumer Credit Division
260 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1800

Telephone: (860) 240-8200 or toll-free 800-831-7225
Fax: (860) 240-8215

WHO TO CONTACT - Contact Richard Cortes by phone at 860-240-8138 or send your questions via e-mail to Richard.Cortes@ct.gov for additional assistance.