Minnesota Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements

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

9 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Minnesota Appraisal license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. 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.

Minnesota Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 9
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 08/31/2024
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2024

Online Info

Minnesota Appraisers are required to obtain 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years. Of those 30 hours, 7 must be the National USPAP Update or Equivalent course and 2 hours on valuation bias.

*If the applicant's immediately preceding term of licensing consisted of six or more months, but fewer than 24 months, the applicant must provide evidence of completion of 15 hours of instruction during the license period.

Online Limitations

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

The Minnesota Dept. of Commerce requires that you spend the approved credit hours in your online course. Please be sure that you thoroughly review the course material, participate in all activities provided, and take your time to correctly answer all quiz and exam questions. Our secure online final exam process ensures you will receive the proper credit for your course! Please note that your courses will time out after 10 minutes of inactivity!


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

Rosters are sent electronically each business day.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Minnesota Department of Commerce
Phone: 6515391599
Fax: 6515390112
Address: 85 7th Place East, Suite 500 St. Paul, 55101

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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.