West Virginia Appraisal License Requirements

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

7 Mandatory Hours
7 Elective Hours
14 Total Hours

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for West Virginia

This appraisal licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board. We recommend you contact the West Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board for more detailed information or changes.

West Virginia Appraisal: All

Total Hours Required: 14
Mandatory Hours: 7
Elective Hours: 7
Renewal Cycle in Years: 1
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2021
Education Cycle in Months: 12
Next Education Due Date: 08/31/2021
West Virginia Appraisers are required to complete 14 continuing education hours every 12 months; including a mandatory 7 hours of National USPAP Update or Equivalent every two years.

Applications and renewal fees MUST be received by August 31.  Completion certificates MUST be attached to renewal applications.  

Effective January 1, 2015, licensees applying for renewal shall successfully complete a 3-hour West Virginia law course, with exam, every four (4) years. This shall be in addition to the required 14 hours of continuing education for the renewal cycle (§190-3-4.2).

Effective July 1, 2015, an apprentice shall, as a condition of renewal, complete a three (3) hour West Virginia law course, with exam, every four (4) years (§190-2-11.6.a).


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Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Due to the renewal period, starting 8/2/2021 rosters will be reported daily through 9/10/2021. 

Rosters are mailed on the 15th and 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.

Applications and renewal fees MUST be received by August 31. Completion certificates MUST be attached to renewal applications.
Roster Sent: Every 15 days

Governing Agency

Name: West Virginia Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 3045583919
Fax: 3045583983
Address: 405 Capitol Street, Suite 906 Charleston, WV 25301

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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.