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Title Pledge Lenders

A “Title Pledge Lender” is defined as “any person engaged in the business of making title pledge agreements or property pledge agreements with pledgors.”


Notice to Title Pledge Lenders of Transition of Licenses to NMLS – Click HERE

We are pleased to announce that starting August 1, 2017, the Department will begin using the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (“NMLS”) to manage all licenses under the Tennessee Title Pledge Act.  Through NMLS your company will be able to apply for, amend, and renew its license authority conveniently and safely online.  NMLS also contains functionality for the submission of financial statements and credit reports as required for a title pledge license.  More information about NMLS can be found on the NMLS Resource Center.  PLEASE NOTE:  Effective August 1, 2017, the Department will require new applicants for a Title Pledge Lender license to apply through NMLS at  The Department will no longer accept paper applications after July 31, 2017. 


All Title Pledge Lender license applications, amendments, and renewal filings must be made through the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS). Click HERE to access NMLS.

  • Click HERE to access the TN Title Pledge Lender License Requirements Checklist in NMLS.
  • Click HERE for the surety bond template.
Licensing Contact Information
Phone: (615) 253-6714
Fax: (615) 253-7794