Q What loan originator information must be included on mortgage documents under the Reg Z loan originator rule?
A The credit union must include the following on mortgage loan documents provided to a consumer or presented to a consumer for signature:
Its name and Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLSR) identification number (if applicable); and
The name and NMLSR ID (if applicable) of the individual loan originator with primary responsibility for the origination. The NMLSR ID is a number assigned by the Registry as required by the SAFE Act.
The following documents must include this information: the credit application; the note or loan contract; and the security instrument. These requirements apply to closed-end consumer credit transactions secured by a dwelling— Reg Z, Section 1026.36(g).
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The NCUA’s final field-of-membership rule was published Wednesday, making it effective Feb. 6. The rule, finalized by the NCUA board in October, facilitates consumer access to credit unions and provides credit unions with more flexibility.