Become an Essent Customer

Whether your company is a Correspondent lender, small Community Bank, large Retail lender-servicer or Credit Union, you can be Essent-ready in just three easy steps:

  1. Complete and send the Lender Inquiry Form
    If you need assistance, one of our representatives will be happy to help guide you and answer all of your questions.
  2. Complete and sign our Master Policy Application
    You can scan the form and email it to or fax it to us at (336) 747-1219.
  3. Gather and send supporting documentation
    One of our representatives can walk you through this process.

We’ll promptly review your application and documentation, and issue an Essent Master Policy to you as soon as you’re approved. (Learn more about our Master Policy with Clarity of Coverage.)

Congratulations! You’re ready to submit your applications for MI coverage via Essent Online, EDI, or manual submission.

Become an Essent Customer

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