Membership Categories

  • Regular Company Membership - Current state dues for a Regular Company Membership are $695 per year. All employees in the state will be members of the VMLA and any chapter that you join at this level.
  • Associate Membership - Current state dues for  Associate Member firms are $695 per year. All members of your company will be members of the VMLA and any chapter that you join at this level.
  • Individual Member - Current state dues are $195 per year. Only individual is member of the VMLA and the chapter at this level. Other members in company are not members of the VMLA or chapters.
  • A mortgage company, individual or associate member must be a member of VMLA before it can join a local chapter.
  • As a convenience, VMLA collects Chapters' dues and forwards them monthly.

Please click here to contact the VMLA office if you have any questions about membership.

FAQ on VMLA Membership

  • Why are the benefits of joining the VMLA?

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  • How much is it to join the VMLA - Please see membership categories above for pricing
  • Do I have to be a member of the VMLA to join a local chapter? Yes, per the VMLA bylaws all VMLA chapter members must be members of the VMLA.
  • How much does it cost to join a chapter?

           Blue Ridge Mortgage Lenders Association - $100 per year

           Northern Virginia Mortgage Lenders Association - $100 per year

           Peninsula Mortgage Bankers Association - $100 per year

           Richmond Mortgage Bankers Association - $200 per year

           Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association - $200 per year

  • How are dues paid? VMLA dues are collected for a calendar year. Billing for the each calander year begins in December and dues are due on January 1st. If you join the VMLA after June 30th of a calendar year, dues are half price for the remaining year and then you will be billed full price for in December for the following years dues.

The Legislative Committee is tasked with influencing policies and laws related to the mortgage industry, in order to help better serve the mortgage lender as it relates to regulation for all VMLA members.

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Member Services

The Member Services Committee was formed to meet the needs of potential and existing VMLA members. It solicits new members, reviews all membership applications, updates and verifies membership records, works with the local chapters in dealing with membership issues and assists members and potential members with any questions they may have.

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VMLA has several member committees who carry out important functions for the association. If you would like to get involved and make a difference, follow the "Join committee" email links below or get in touch with the Board of Directors




The Education Committee coordinates the efforts of the education program; and to provide educational opportunities as needed.  This year the committee will be planning the Lending & Real Estate Compliance Conference in March.

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In an effort to maintain a high quality of professionalism at our events and chapter meetings, we ask the our members and guests refrain from recruiting. 

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Dues payments to VMLA and contributions to VAMPAC are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Donations to VAMPAC are used to support candidates for public office in Virginia. Contributions are voluntary, and refusal to contribute does not affect membership rights. The portion of dues paid by a member to an organization that conducts lobbying is also not deductible based on the ratio of total lobbying expenses to total dues revenue (currently 15%).

The mission of the Convention Committee is to provide a forum for effective exchange of knowledge, trends, ideas, practices and innovations related to the mortgage profession, as well as facilitate a proficient outreach to vendors and suppliers of mortgage related services and products for usage by VMLA members.

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