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State Real Estate Appraiser Board

Frequently Asked Questions


Trainee Appraiser Program Questions

  1. How many times may a trainee appraiser renew his or her permit?
  2. Are trainee appraisers required to complete continuing education?
    Yes. Trainee appraisers are required to complete 14 hours of continuing education for each annual renewal.
  3. Can a trainee appraiser have more than one supervising appraiser?
    Trainee appraisers may have more than one supervising appraiser. All supervising appraisers must submit a supervising appraiser form to the Board for each trainee appraiser under their supervision.
  4. Is the appraiser trainee program mandatory for someone seeking to become licensed or certified as an appraiser?
    No, the appraiser trainee program is a voluntary program for individuals in the process of acquiring appraisal experience required in order to be licensed or certified.

Licensed and Certified Real Estate Appraisers Questions

  1. How many hours of continuing education are required?
    Twenty eight hours of continuing education are required in each biennial renewal period.
  2. What is the requirement for the course on the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (U.S.P.A.P.)?
    The seven-hour U.S.P.A.P. update course is required every two years.
  3. Will the seven-hour U.S.P.A.P. update course be applied towards the 28 hours of continuing education required in each biennial renewal period?
  4. Can I place my appraiser license or certification on "inactive" status?
    Yes. You may request inactive status on the biennial renewal application or in writing to the Board at any time.
  5. How do I file a complaint against an appraiser?
    Complaint forms are available online or you may contact the Board office.
Last Modified: 3/11/2015 9:52 AM