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Appraiser Applicant Experience Requirements

Upon the filing of an application for examination, an applicant must submit a detailed Appraisal Experience Log on forms prescribed by the Board documenting real property appraisal experience.

An applicant may count experience only if:

Specific experience requirements for each classification are as follows:

State Trainee or State Registered – No experience is required.

State Licensed – 2,000 hours of qualifying experience in no fewer than 12 months.

State Certified Residential – 2,500 hours of qualifying experience, gained over a period of at least 24 months, of which at least 25% must be in complex one to four unit residential appraisal work.

State Certified General – 3,000 hours of qualifying experience, gained over a period of at least 30 months, of which at least 50% must be in non-residential appraisal work.