California Occupational License
Office of Real Estate Appraisers
Real Estate Appraisal License
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||1102 Q Street, Ste. 4100
Sacramento, CA 95811
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Persons appraising real estate for federally related transactions.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Fees: Examination: $78; Certificate: $505 (Certified Residential and Certified General levels); License: $455 (Residential level) $380 (Trainee Level)
Exam Locations: Examinations are administered by computer at over 170 AMP Assessment Centers located throughout the United States. Please visit AMP's website www.goAMP.com for a complete listing of AMP Assessment Center locations. The examinations are administered by appointment only. Telephone scheduling: Call AMP at (800) 345-6559.
Experience Requirement: Trainee License: None; Residential License: 2,000 hours over a minimum period of 12 months; Certified Residential License: 2,500 hours over a minimum period of 30 months; Certified General License: 3,000 hours (including at least 1,500 non-residential) over a minimum period 30 months. Experience must be in conformance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
Average Time to Process Application: 90 days.
Renewal Period: Two years. An average of 14 hours per year of continuing education must be submitted every other renewal period along with 7 hours of the USPAP update course.
There is a two-year grace period in which a licensee may renew his or her license on a late basis. Licensees may not represent themselves as licensed appraisers during the grace period.
Special License Requirements: Education: Trainee License: 150 hours (must include 15 hours of USPAP); Residential License: 150 hours (must include 15 hours of USPAP); Certified Residential License: 200 hours and an Associate Degree or 21 college semester units in specific subjects (must include 15 hours of USPAP); Certified General License: 300 hours and a Bachelor Degree or 30 college semester units in specific subjects.
Authority: California Business and Professions Code, Division 4, Part 3, Section 11300 et seq.
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|Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate ||132021 |