Get Your Connecticut Real Estate Appraiser License
Become a Connecticut real estate appraiser with AQB-approved online appraisal courses
Basic Appraisal Principles
Basic Appraisal Procedures
2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course
Complete with 75 hours of the new Associate Real Estate Appraiser Qualification Criteria for Connecticut, this package includes three courses: Basic Appraisal Principles, Basic Appraisal Procedures, and the 2018-2019 15-Hour Equivalent USPAP Course. Also included in this package is the USPAP Manual eBook.P.
The information contained below is designed to provide a summary of the minimum education, experience, and examination requirements established by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP). The information provided below can be found on the Board’s website. However, we recommend you contact the Board for more detailed information and for any changes which may have occurred.
Connecticut Appraisal Licensure Levels:
- Provisional Licensed Appraiser
- Certified Residential License
- Certified General License
Connecticut Appraisal Licensure Requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be of good moral character
- Must meet the educational requirement for the applying level of licensure
- Must meet the experience requirement for the applying level of licensure
- For Certified Residential level: A minimum of an Associates Degree OR 21 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required. For Certified General level: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree OR 30 college semester hours in specific subject matters is also required.
- Satisfactory completion of the state examination
- Submit application, required documents, and associated fees.
Connecticut Appraisal Education Requirements:
- 75 hours for the Provisional Licensed Appraiser which consist of the following courses: Basic Appraisal Principles (30 hours), Basic Appraisal Procedures (30 hours), 15 Hour National USPAP Course or its equivalent (15 hours)
- 200 Hours for the Certified Residential Appraiser which consist of the same 75 hours of Provisional Licensed Appraiser education AND: Residential Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours), Residential Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), Residential Report Writing and Case Studies (15 Hours), Residential Sales Comparison and Income Approach (30 hours) Statistics, Modeling and Finance (15 hours), Advanced Residential Application and Case Studies (15 hours), Appraisal Subject Matter Electives (20 hours)
- 300 hours for the Certified General Appraiser which includes the same 200 hours for the Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser education AND: General Appraiser Sales Comparison and Income Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Site Valuation and Cost Approach (15 hours), General Appraiser Income Approach (45 hours), General Appraiser Report Writing and Case Studies (10 hours), General Appraiser Market Analysis and Highest and Best Use (15 hours)
- Provisional Licensed Appraiser – no work experience requirement
- Certified Residential Appraiser – 2500 hours in no less than 30 months
- Certified General Appraiser – 3000 hours in no less than 30 months with at least 1500 hours of experience in non-residential appraisals
Connecticut Appraisal Continuing Education Requirements:
- Licensees must complete 28 hours of continuing education each renewal cycle
- License expires biannually
- These hours must include the 7 hour USPAP Update course or its equivalent
- 3 hours must cover the Mandatory Connecticut Real Estate Appraisal Law Update module
- For State Provisional Licensed Appraisers' first renewal, there are no CE requirements