Massachusetts Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements

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7 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Massachusetts Appraisal license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Appraisal licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Massachusetts Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24

Online Info

Effective November 9, 2012 a licensee who holds a two (2) year appraiser license shall complete twenty-eight (28) hours of Board approved continuing education.


All licensees shall complete a 7-hour USPAP Update course for each edition of USPAP.


Courses are designated as follows:

R - Residential

NR - Non-Residential

B/E - Business / Elective


C - Continuing Education

P - Primary Education


*For Certified Residential licensees, not more than seven (7) hours of courses designated as elective may be credited toward renewal.

*For Certified General licensees, at least fourteen (14) hours in courses shall be designated as non-residential.

Online Limitations

An Appraiser Trainee shall be eligible to renew his/her trainee license for "not more than 4 two-year periods after the original date of issuance".


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers
Phone: 6177273055
Fax: 6177270139
Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710 Boston, 02118

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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.