Does LI approval give FHA lenders immediate access to submit e-CB’s through FHA Connection?

No,  LI approval does not give the lenders an automatic ability to submit e-CB’s. LI lenders must be approved to submit e-CB’s through FHA Connection.

For additional information see Handbook 4000.1 II.A.7.e.

HQ Policy Determination

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-05512