Can a mortgagee obtain an extension for submission of their financial statements in LEAP?

The mortgagee may request an extension of its recertification package due date. Extension requests must be submitted through the Lender Electronic Assessment Portal (LEAP) at least 45 days prior to the mortgagee’s recertification package due date.

For LEAP Information, including the LEAP User Manual, please visit the FHA Lenders page, Approvals and Renewal section, at

Handbook 4000.1 I.A.8.f is available at