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What are the appraisal continuing education requirements in my state?

Below is a chart by state that contains information on education cycle, renewal date, USPAP cycle, required hours, elective hours, hours allowed to be taken online and whether the state is a uniform or variable renewal state.

  • Uniform states require that all licensees renew their licenses at the same time.
  • Variable states require licensees to renew their licenses on the anniversary of their original licensure date.

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* Most states allow 100% of required CE to be taken online EXCEPT:

  • Alaska – allow up to 1/2 (14 hours) online
  • Arkansas – USPAP restrictricted online – classroom ONLY
  • Delaware – Allow up to 1/2 (14 hours) online
  • New Hampshire – Allow up to 1/2 (14 hours) online
  • Oklahoma – Allows up to 1/2 (21 hours) online
  • Tennessee – Allow up to 1/2 (14 hours) online; cannot take repeat courses w/in 5 years (except USPAP)

State

Uniform/Variable Education Cycle Renewal Date USPAP Cycle Required Hours

Elective Hours

Alabama Uniform 24 Months 9/30 Odd years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Alaska Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Odd years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Arizona Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Arkansas Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Even Years Exc. L due 12/31 Every 2 Years Even (classroom ONLY) 28 including USPAP 21
California Variable 48 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 56 including USPAP twice & CA Law 38
Colorado Uniform 24 Months 12/31 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Connecticut Uniform 24 Months 4/30 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP and CT Law 18
Delaware Uniform 24 Months 10/31 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USAP and DE Law 18
District of Columbia Uniform 24 Months 2/28 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Florida Uniform 24 Months 11/30 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 30 including USPAP and FL Law 20
Georgia Variable 12 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 14 including USPAP 7
Guam Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Hawaii Uniform 24 Months 12/31 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Idaho Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 30 including USPAP 23
Illinois Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Odd Years By 6/30 Even Years 28 including USPAP 21
Indiana Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Iowa Uniform 24 Months 5/31 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Kansas Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Kentucky Uniform 12 Months 5/15 Annually By 6/30 Even Years 14 including USPAP 7
Louisiana Uniform 24 Months 12/30 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Maine Uniform 12 Months 12/31 Annually By 12/31 Even Years 14 including USPAP 7
Maryland Variable 36 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 42 including USPAP 35
Massachusetts Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Michigan Uniform 24 Months 7/31 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP and MI Law 19
Minnesota Uniform Minnesota 8/31 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 30 including USPAP 23
Mississippi Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Missouri Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Montana Uniform 24 Months 3/31 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Nebraska Uniform 24 Months 11/30 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Nevada Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 30 including USPAP 23
New Hampshire Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
New Jersey Uniform 24 Months 12/31 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP and NJ Law 19
New Mexico Uniform 24 Months 4/30 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
New York Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
North Carolina Uniform 24 Months 6/1 Even Years By 6/1 Even Years 28 including USPAP 21
North Dakota Uniform 24 Months 12/31 ½ Even ½ Odd Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Ohio Variable 12 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 14 Including USPAP 7
Oklahoma Variable 36 Months Date Licensed By 12/31 Even Years 42 including USPAP 35
Oregon Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Pennsylvania Uniform 24 Months 6/30 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP & RE App Cert Act 19
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
South Carolina Uniform 24 Months 5/31 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
South Dakota Uniform 24 Months 8/17 ½ Even ½ Odd By 6/30 Even Years 28 including USPAP 21
Tennessee Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Texas Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Utah Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Vermont Uniform 24 Months 5/31 Even Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Virgin Islands Uniform 12 Months 12/31 Annually Every 2 Years Even 14 including USPAP 7
Virginia Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Washington Variable 24 Months Date Licensed Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
West Virginia Uniform 12 Months 8/31 Annually Every 2 Years Even 17 including USPAP and WV Law 14
Wisconsin Uniform 24 Months 12/15 Odd Years Every 2 Years Even 28 including USPAP 21
Wyoming Variable 24 Months Date Licensed By 4/1 Even Years 30 including USPAP 23

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