Michigan Appraisal License Requirements

Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned pro, McKissock will help you meet the necessary appraisal educational requirements in Michigan that you need to become licensed.

9 Mandatory Hours
19 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for Michigan

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Michigan State Board of Real Estate Appraisers. We recommend you contact the Michigan State Board of Real Estate Appraisers for more detailed information or changes.

Michigan Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 19
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 07/31/2023
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 07/31/2023
Michigan Appraisers are required to take 28 hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 7 hours of the National USPAP Update (or Equivalent) course.

Beginning with the 7/31/11 renewal cycle all appraisers will be required to have both the 7 hour Nat'l USPAP and 2 hour MI Appraiser Law every renewal cycle.

*For continuing education cycle periods of 185 days or more, 14 hours of continuing education is required.
*For continuing education cycle periods of less than 185 days, no hours of continuing education are required.

A student enrollment agreement is required upon completion of all courses. This enrollment agreement can be found in the documents section of each course.  Please click on this link for the course catalog: Course Catalog


MI has no limit on the number of hours permitted online.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Roster is emailed the 15th and the last day of every month. Rosters will be submitted on alternative days upon customer request. Please note there is a $10 fee for any rush submissions. Can take up to a week to process. Only CE credit can be viewed online at https://www2.dleg.state.mi.us/colaLicVerify/
Roster Sent: Every 15 days

Governing Agency

Name: Michigan State Board of Real Estate Appraisers
Phone: 5172419288
Fax: 5173737179
Address: Real Estate Appraisers, Testing and Education Services Lansing, MI 48909

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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.