Kansas Appraisal License Requirements

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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 real estate licenses in multiple states, we recommend you 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 700 SW Jackson, Ste. 1102 Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Licensed

Qualifying Education:
150 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
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: 2,000 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in not less than 12 months.


College Education: Must have an Associate Degree or higher. In lieu of the required degree, Thirty (30) semester credit hours covering specific subject matter courses may be used.

Governing Agency

Name: Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board
Phone: 7852966736
Fax: 7853686443
Address: Jayhawk Tower, Roof Garden Level 700 SW Jackson, Ste. 1102 Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Certified Residential

Qualifying Education:
200 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
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: 2,500 hours of acceptable appraisal experience in not less than 24 months.


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 700 SW Jackson, Ste. 1102 Topeka, KS 66603

Kansas Appraisal: Certified General

Qualifying Education:
300 QE Hours.
15-hour Nat’l USPAP or Equivalent.
Basic Appraisal Principles - 30 hours.
Basic Appraisal Procedures - 30 hours.
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 30 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 700 SW Jackson, Ste. 1102 Topeka, KS 66603

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