Vermont Mortgage Bankers Association
Certified Mortgage Professional Program
Professionalism        Competency
Experience      Ethics
The VMBA Certified Mortgage Professional designation identifies you as a professional in the mortgage finance
industry.  The CMP is recognition of your education, VMBA participation, professionalism, and membership in
other organizations.
Meet the VMBA CMPs
What is a Certified Mortgage Professional?
A Certified Mortgage Professional (CMP) is a designation bestowed upon a career-minded individual in the mortgage finance industry who has
met the requirements of the CMP program.
What is Required?
  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Professional designations
  • Industry education
  • VMBA participation
  • Membership organizations
  • Other supplemental activities.
  • VMBA member recruitment
To enter the program you must initially have 75 points and will be awarded the CMP when you  accumulate 150 points.  Review requirements
on the
CMP Application.     Historical List of Educational Events  available to assist with completion of application.
Who is Eligible?
VMBA members with a minimum of one year membership, three years experience in the mortgage finance industry and the required points.
How do I Apply?
Review the points system to determine if you have achieved the required initial points to become a candidate for the CMP program. If you
qualify, submit your completed application with a letter of recommendation from your employer to the VMBA. Once your
CMP Application is
received, you will be notified in writing of your acceptance into the program and will have five years to earn the remaining  points.
What is the Cost?
There is a $150 application fee.
You will be recognized for your professional achievements at a special award ceremony at the VMBA annual dinner. In addition, you will receive a
Certified Mortgage Professional plaque and lapel pin.  The letters "CMP" may be used after your name on your business card, identifying your
designation. The VMBA will distribute a press release announcing certifications.