Do I use the FHA Online Application to submit my financial statements for my annual renewal?

No. The FHA Online Application is only for new lenders seeking FHA Approval.

FHA requires all approved lenders to complete and submit their Annual Recertification through the Lender Electronic Assessment Portal (LEAP) in accordance with HUD policy. For additional information on FHA’s Annual Recertification requirements, please refer to the LEAP User Manual located at: under the LEAP Information link in the Approvals & Renewals section.

All policy information contained in this knowledge base article is based upon the referenced HUD policy document. Any lending or insuring decisions should adhere to the specific information contained in that underlying policy document.

Topic Number: KA-03799