South Dakota Appraisal License Requirements

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7 Mandatory Hours
21 Elective Hours
28 Total Hours

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This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the South Dakota Dept. of Labor and Regulation. We recommend you contact the South Dakota Dept. of Labor and Regulation for more detailed information or changes.

South Dakota Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 28
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 21
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 24
Next Education Due Date: 08/17/2021
South Dakota Appraisers are required to complete 28 continuing education hours every 24 months. Seven of the 28 hours must be completion of the 7-Hour National USPAP Update or Equivalent course. A minimum of seven of the 28 hours of instruction must be completed prior to June 30 of each even-numbered year in the most current edition 7-hour National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Update Course or Equivalent whose instructor is certified by the Appraiser Qualifications Board.


An appraiser is only required to complete fourteen hours of instruction in approved courses or seminars if the appraiser's certificate is issued on or after October 1 of the previous even-numbered year and prior to 185 days before September 30 of the current odd-numbered year. However, this subdivision applies to first-time applicants only and not to applicants who have been issued an upgrade of a license or certificate.


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


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Roster is mailed on 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.
Roster Sent: Every 15 days

Governing Agency

Name: South Dakota Dept. of Labor and Regulation
Phone: 6057734608
Fax: 6057735405
Address: 308 South Pierre Street Pierre, SD 57501

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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.