Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser

A certified residential real property appraiser license entitles the holder to appraise residential real estate or real property of one to 4 residential units, without regard to value or complexity and to appraise vacant or unimproved land that is to be used for one to 4 family units or for which the highest and best use is for one to 4 family units. A certified residential real property appraiser license does not entitle the holder to appraise subdivisions for which a development analysis and appraisal is necessary.

How to apply

  • Application fee: $ 30.00
  • Examination fee:
    Set by examination vendor.
  • License fee: $ 380.00
  • Criminal records check: $21.00
  • Annual
  1. Hold a valid appraiser license (trainee real property appraiser or licensed residential real property appraiser) AND
  2. Complete a cumulative total of two thousand five hundred (2,500) hours of experience satisfactory to the Board obtained in no fewer than 24 months AND
  3. Hold a bachelor degree AND complete a cumulative total of 200 hours of appraiser specific education, 15 hours of which must be for Uniform Standards of Practice; AND
  4. Pass the National Uniform Licensing and Certification Exam.

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  • An applicant who is licensed in another state may obtain a license by:
    • filing a complete application
    • paying the required fees
    • submitting a verification of licensure from another jurisdiction
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Renewal fees and information

  • Annual renewal fee is $380.00
  • This license renews annually on December 31.
  • A late fee of $50.00 is assessed for licenses renewed after December 31.
  • An applicant who submits an application for renewal more than 90 days after the license expiration date is subject to all requirements governing new applicants and is required to reapply with original license application, documentation and fees, except that, the Board may, at its discretion, waive the examination requirement for applicants applying for reinstatement within two years of the license expiration date.
  • Renewal reminders are mailed 30 days prior to the license expiration date. It is the licensee's responsibility to keep the board informed of the current license address and/or to see that the license is renewed absent the renewal application.
  • Continuing Education: 14 hours of Appraiser Qualifications Board approved continuing education is required for renewal which must be completed within the current license term. The 7-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) must be completed in the even year as part of the 14-hour requirement.
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  • Fill out the online renewal application and submit.

    The Department must verify that you have met all the conditions for renewal before your license is renewed. Online submission of your renewal application should not be construed as automatic renewal of your license.


Last Updated: February 19, 2015