Arizona Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements

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Select License Level:
7 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours
7 Mandatory Hours
35 Elective Hours
42 Total Hours

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for Arizona

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division. We recommend you contact the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division for more detailed information or changes.

If you obtain real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Arizona Appraisal: Licensed, Certified Residential, and Certified General

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Arizona Appraisers are required to take 28 continuing education hours every 24 months including a 7-hour USPAP Update course.

Online Limitations

Effective June 10, 2019 all hours including USPAP can be taken online.

An AZ licensee cannot receive credit for more than 8 hours of CE in any 24 hour period.

Governing Agency

Name: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division
Phone: 6027712800
Fax: 6025421598
Address: 100 N. 15th Ave., Suite 261 Phoenix, AZ 85007

Arizona Appraisal: Trainee

Total Hours Required: 42
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 35
Renewal Cycle in Years: 3
Education Cycle in Months: 36
Arizona Trainee Appraisers are required to take 42 continuing education hours every 36 months including a 7-hour USPAP Update course.

Online Limitations

Effective June 10, 2019 all hours including USPAP can be taken online.


An AZ licensee cannot receive credit for more than 8 hours of CE in any 24 hour period.

Governing Agency

Name: Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, Real Estate Appraisal Division
Phone: 6027712800
Fax: 6025421598
Address: 100 N. 15th Ave., Suite 261 Phoenix, AZ 85007

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.