Escrow Agencies and Agents - NRS 645A


Who is required to be licensed as an escrow agency?

Any person who wishes to engage in any activity meeting the statutory definition of "escrow" is required to first obtain a license as an escrow agency under NRS 645A.  This includes anyone working as a "construction control".

    Who is required to be licensed as an escrow agent?

    Any person engaged in the business of administering escrows for compensation is required to first obtain a license as an escrow agent under NRS 645A.

      How to Obtain or Renew a License

      Any person who wishes to acquire an escrow agency or escrow agent license must file a written application with the Division of Mortgage Lending including all required documents and applicable fees. Instructions and forms are provided below.

      Nevada law requires each Escrow Agency branch office to be licensed.

      Approved Escrow Agent Education Courses

        License Application Instructions and Forms

        Escrow Agency Application Company Form (MLD Form No. 101) (pdf)

        Use this form if you are:
        • applying for an initial escrow Agency license for your principal location and branch location(s),
        • adding branch locations to an existing license, or 
        • making amendments to an existing escrow agency license. 
        • Escrow Agency Company Form Instructions (pdf)  

          Escrow Agent Application and Control Person Individual Form (MLD Form No. 105) (pdf)

          Use this form if you are:  

          • applying for an initial escrow agent license, 
          • changing association to a new escrow agency, 
          • amending your record with the Division,
          • a control person of an escrow agency that has applied for a license, or
          • a new control person of an escrow agency that holds a license under NRS 645A. 
          • Individual Form Instructions (pdf) 

            Renewal Applications

            Application for Renewal of Escrow Agency License (MLD Form No. 103)

            Use this form if you are: 

              Application for Renewal of Escrow Agent License (MLD Form No. 106) (pdf)

              Use this form if you are:
               

                Mail all applications and renewal packages, including fees, to the Division at the address below:

                Division of Mortgage Lending
                1830 College Parkway, Suite 100
                Carson City, NV 89706
                (775) 684-7060 Fax: (775) 684-7061

                  Supplementary Application Forms

                  Events Listed below require the submission of the identified form to be submitted to the Division through the Carson City office shown above.

                  Events Listed below require the submission of the identified form to be submitted to the Commissioner's Office.

                  Pursuant to NRS 645A.070(2), each escrow agency must complete and file with the Office of the Commissioner this semiannual report. This report must be received by the Office of the Commissioner no later than 30 days following the end of the 6-month period (i.e., 4/30 for the 3/31 report and 10/30 for the 9/30 report). Do not recreate or change this form, only this report form will be accepted.

                  Annual Financial Statements

                  Fees

                  Informational Brochure

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