LEI Registration & Renewal Services

Obtain or renew your Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) with us! The process is fast, simple and paperless with our online application.


Mortgage industry participants that are considered Covered Institutions under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) need to obtain an LEI to comply with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) changes to HMDA which became effective January 1, 2018.

MERSCORP Holdings has partnered with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s GMEI® Utility to provide LEI registration and renewal services to MERS® System Members and other industry participants as an authorized registration agent. This collaboration combines MERSCORP Holdings’ market expertise and infrastructure with the GMEI® Utility’s proven capabilities in the LEI space.

LEI and HMDA Resources

General Resources

LEI Quick Facts
LEI Application Worksheet
Dec 2017 HMDA/LEI Webinar Recording
LEI Tutorial
LEI Frequently Asked Questions
LEI and HMDA News Links + Compliance Updates

LEI Resources

Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)
U.S. Treasury Dept Office of Financial Research

HMDA Resources

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) HMDA Information
Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization (MISMO) HMDA Information
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) HMDA Information
HMDA Hub by Mortgage Builder® an Altisource Business Unit