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Wyoming Appraisal Licensing Requirements
The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Wyoming Board of Real Estate Appraisers. The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred.
- Appraiser Trainee
- Certified Residential Appraiser
- Certified General Appraiser
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent
- Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of licensure
- Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of licensure
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required.
- For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required.
- Satisfactory completion of the state examination
- Submit application, required documents, and associated fees.
- 75 hours for the Appraiser Trainee which consist of the following courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours)
- 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser which consist of the same 75 hours of Appraiser Trainee education AND: Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours), Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours)
- 300 hours for the Certified General Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser education AND: Income Property Appraisal (60 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)
- Appraiser Trainee – No experience required
- Certified Residential Appraiser – 2500 hours in no less than 24 months
- Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals
Continuing Education Requirements
- All licenses expire two years from date of issuance
- All appraisers are required to complete 30 hours of continuing education each renewal cycle
- The 7 hour USPAP Update course must be taken every two years
- The USPAP Update course must be taken within the first three months of the new edition being released