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Virginia Pre-license Appraisal Education
Before you can sit for the appraisal state exam, you will need to complete and pass at least 75 hours of pre-license appraisal education, 15 of which must include the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
- Applicants may take their state exam either after completing the course or after completing their training hours
Experience & Education by Virginia Appraiser Level:
- Experience: There is no required experience for the registered trainee. The registered trainee’s experience may be under the direct supervision of a licensed appraiser, certified residential appraiser, or certified general appraiser.
- Education: A minimum of 75 hours of appraisal education acceptable to the division for the registered trainee classification. Plus, one 4-hr AQB Supervisor/Trainee course.
- Experience: Applicants for an appraiser license need a minimum of 2,000 hours of acceptable documented real estate appraisal work experience and gained over a period of no less than 12 months.
- Education: A minimum of 150 (trainee hours + 75 additional hours) hours of appraisal education acceptable to the division for the licensed appraiser classification. Plus 30 semester hours of approved college-level education
- Experience: Applicants for a certified residential appraiser license need a minimum of 2,500 hours of acceptable documented real estate appraisal work experience gained over a period of no less than 24 months.
- Education: A minimum of 200 (previous hours + 50 additional hours) of appraisal education acceptable to the division for the certified residential appraiser classification. Plus Bachelor’s degree or higher.
- Experience: Applicants for a certified general appraiser license need a minimum of 3,000 hours of acceptable documented real estate appraisal work experience gained over a period of no less than 30 months.
- Education: A minimum of 300 (previous + 100 additional hours) hours of appraisal education acceptable to the division for the certified general appraiser classification. Plus Bachelor’s degree or higher.
Where and when do I take the national appraiser exam?
The real estate appraiser examination is offered daily Monday through Friday throughout the year. It is administered by PSI Examination Services at various locations. To obtain an application package or check on the status of your application, you can contact the Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board. You should allow two weeks for the processing of the application and fee. You can take the exam at locations in Falls Church, McLean, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia, as well as Johnson City, Tennessee, and Salisbury, Maryland.
What are the continuing education requirements for a Virginia appraisal license?
All licensed appraisers must complete 28 hours of continuing education during their two-year license term, which includes the seven-hour course, The National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.
I am licensed or certified in another state but I want to appraise property in Virginia. How can I become licensed in Virginia?
To become a licensed appraiser in Virginia, you must have met educational, experience and examination requirements that are equivalent to those required in Virginia. You need to submit letters of certification from other jurisdictions where you are licensed. Call for further details.
How can I get a temporary license to do an appraisal in Virginia?
A temporary license is issued to appraisers whose business is of a temporary nature and is limited to one specific assignment not to exceed 12 months. You must be currently licensed in another jurisdiction, must have met educational, experience and examination requirements that are substantially equivalent to those required in Virginia, and must submit letters of certification from other jurisdictions where licensed.
I am licensed in Virginia. I am applying for licensure in another state, but they are requesting verification of my Virginia licensure. What do I need to do?
Please send a check for $25 made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia, along with a written request for a letter of certification. You should state whether the certification should be sent to you or directly to the other state board.
Why should I take my appraisal education at Allied?
Allied has been offering a quality real estate education since 1992 and the online course format makes it convenient for students to complete their education on their own time.
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