How to Become a Real Estate Appraiser in Virginia

Virginia Appraiser Trainee

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, provide proof of lawful presence in the United States and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: None
Education Requirements: 75 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $105.00
State Required Test: Yes

Virginia Licensed Residential Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, provide proof of lawful presence in the United States and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 2,000 hours of experience in no fewer than 12 months
Education Requirements: An Associate’s degree or 30 semester hours or college-level education from an accredited college or university is also required for
the Licensed Residential Real Estate Appraiser License; 150 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $290.00
State Required Test: Yes

Virginia Certified Residential Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, provide proof of lawful presence in the United States and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 2,500 hours of experience in no fewer than 24 months
Education Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree; 200 hours of qualifying education courses
Fee: $290.00
State Required Test: Yes

Virginia Certified General Appraiser

Basic Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, provide proof of lawful presence in the United States and submit a completed application
Training Requirements: 3,000 hours of experience in no fewer than 30 months.  At least 1,500 of these hours must be in non-residential appraisal experience
Education Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s degree; 300 hours of qualifying education courses.
Fee: $290.00
State Required Test: Yes

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Resources

Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board

 

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