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Nonresident Appraiser License

This section pertains only to nonresidents who do not reside in the following reciprocal states: Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Trainee Real Property Appraiser

Trainee Real Property Appraiser license level applicants must complete all Minnesota education and exam licensing requirements for the Trainee level.
  1. Complete the license application.

Licensed Residential, Certified Residential, and Certified General Real Property Appraiser

  1. Complete the license application.

  2. Submit one of the following: (a) a letter from your home state indicating that the appraiser licensing entity in that state has reviewed your work experience within the last five years; or (b) a completed Minnesota Appraiser Experience Verification Log & Form showing six months of experience.

  3. Identify the state in which you currently hold a Certified General or Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser license.

  4. You do not need to include your education as part of your online application.

Applying For a Reciprocal Appraiser License

Trainee Real Property Appraiser

Reciprocal agreements to not apply to the Trainee Real Property Appraiser license level. Applicants for the Trainee level license must complete all Minnesota licensing requirements for the Trainee level. 

Certified General Real Property Appraiser, Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser, and Licensed Residential Real Property Appraiser

  1. Complete the license application.
  2. 82B.105 RECIPROCITY.
    • The education, experience, and examination requirements of this chapter may be waived by the commissioner for individuals of other jurisdictions if: (1) the individual is licensed in another jurisdiction and is listed in good standing on the National Registry maintained by the Appraisal Subcommittee, and (2) the licensing requirements of that jurisdiction are substantially similar to the provisions of this chapter.
  3. You do not need to include your education and experience verification as part of your online application.  You simply need to submit a letter of certification from your home state (that is no more than 90 days old).  This applies to License, Certified Residential and Certified General Real Property Appraiser Licenses.
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