(1) LOAN ORIGINATORS.An individual may not act as a loan originator unless he or she is an employee of, or an independent contractor for, a mortgage broker or a mortgage lender, and may not be employed by or contract with more than one mortgage broker or mortgage lender, or either simultaneously.
(2) CONTRACT LOAN PROCESSORS.Subsection (1) does not apply to a contract loan processor who has a declaration of intent to act solely as a contract loan processor on file with the office. The declaration of intent must be on a form as prescribed by commission rule.

(a) A loan originator may withdraw his or her declaration of intent. The withdrawal of declaration of intent must be on such form as prescribed by commission rule.

Terms Used In Florida Statutes 494.00331

(b) A declaration of intent or a withdrawal of declaration of intent is effective upon receipt by the office.
(c) The fee earned by a contract loan processor may be paid to the company that employs the loan processor without violating the restriction in s. 494.0025(7) requiring fees or commissions to be paid to a licensed mortgage broker or mortgage lender or a person exempt from licensure under this chapter.
(3) IN-HOUSE LOAN PROCESSORS.An individual may not act as an in-house loan processor unless he or she is an employee of a mortgage broker or a mortgage lender and may not be employed by more than one mortgage broker or mortgage lender, or either, simultaneously. An in-house loan processor must work at the direction of and be subject to the supervision and instruction of a loan originator licensed under this part.