New York Appraisal License Requirements

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

7 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for New York

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the New York Department of State. We recommend you contact the New York Department of State for more detailed information or changes.

New York Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Education Cycle in Months: 24
New York Appraisers are required to complete 28 continuing education hours every 24 months including the National USPAP Update Course.


What are the Newly Adopted Continuing Education Requirements effective January 1, 2022?
All real estate appraisers and assistants are required to successfully complete 28 hours of approved appraiser continuing education courses within their two year license renewal period.
The education must include the seven-hour National USPAP update course and a course of study pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending.

A licensee who previously completed an approved course of study in Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues (RE-2) or (GE-1) prior to January 1, 2022, must complete either the designated four hour or seven hour course on Fair Housing and Fair Lending prior to renewal.

A licensee who has NOT completed RE-2 or GE-1 prior to January 1, 2022, MUST complete the designated seven hour course on Fair Housing, Fair Lending prior to renewal.

For all subsequent renewals, licensees must complete the seven-hour National USPAP update course and either the four hour or seven hour course of instruction pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending within their two-year license/certification period prior to renewal. Courses will be available at approved schools in the near future and may be completed and applied toward your current continuing education requirements.

Please note that you must complete an additional 14 hours of approved continuing education for each year that has lapsed if you renew 185 days after the expiration date of your license.

Limitations

The New York Department 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!

Governing Agency

Name: New York Department of State
Phone: 5184744429
Fax: 5184736648
Address: Alfred E. Smith Office Building Albany, NY 12201

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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.