Kansas Appraisal License Requirements

Do you want to become a licensed appraiser in Kansas? McKissock Learning will help you meet the necessary educational requirements you need to get your appraisal licensed in Kansas.

Learn Appraisal Educational Requirements for Kansas

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

If you obtain appraisal licenses in multiple states, we recommend you to check each state's requirements.

Kansas Appraisal: Provisional

The Provisional classification was established for those trainees who have met the education requirement of the license type they are training for, but have not met the test or experience requirements. If you intend to license as a provisional, the Board always recommends that you have your supervising appraiser in place prior to beginning the pre-license education process.

Governing Agency

Name: Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 7852966736
Fax: 7853686443
Address: Jayhawk Tower, Roof Garden Level Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Licensed

Qualifying Education:
150 QE Hours.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 15 hours.
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hours.
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches - 30 hours.
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies - 15 hours.


Experience: 1,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in not less than 6 months.


College Education: No college-level education required.

Governing Agency

Name: Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 7852966736
Fax: 7853686443
Address: Jayhawk Tower, Roof Garden Level Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Certified Residential

Qualifying Education:
200 QE Hours.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Residential Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 15 hours.
Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 15 hours.
Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approaches - 30 hours.
Residential Report Writing and Case Studies - 15 hours.
Statistics, Modeling and Finance – 15 hours.
Advanced Residential Applications and Case Studies – 15 hours.
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives – 20 hours.


Experience: 1,500 hours in no fewer than 12 months.


College Education:

1) Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study;
2) Associate’s Degree in a focused field of study, such as business, economics, or real estate;
3) Successful completion of 30 college semester credit hours in specified topics;
4) Successful completion of College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)1 exams equivalent to a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in specified subject matter areas; or
5) Any combination of #3 and #4 above that includes all of the topics identified.
6) A LICENSED RESIDENTIAL appraiser who has been licensed for a minimum of 5 years and in good standing for at least 5 years with no disciplinary actions that would affect the individual’s ability to appraise may upgrade to CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL without completing any college coursework. 

Governing Agency

Name: Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 7852966736
Fax: 7853686443
Address: Jayhawk Tower, Roof Garden Level Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Certified General

Qualifying Education:
300 QE Hours.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
General Appraiser Market Analysis & Highest and Best Use - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Sales Comparison Approach - 30 hours.
General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies - 30 hours.
Statistics, Modeling and Finance – 15 hours.
General Appraiser Income Approach – 60 hours.
Appraisal Subject Matter Electives – 30 hours.


Experience: 3,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in no less than 18 months. A minimum of 1,500 hours of the required experience must be in non-residential appraisal work.


College Education: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Governing Agency

Name: Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 7852966736
Fax: 7853686443
Address: Jayhawk Tower, Roof Garden Level Topeka, KS 66603

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