State-registered real estate appraiser trainee

Training requirements


To be eligible, complete 75 classroom hours of approved real estate appraisal courses, including:

Subject Hours required
Basic appraisal principles 30 hours
Basic appraisal procedures 30 hours
National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) course or equivalent 15 hours

Register as a real estate appraiser trainee

When you’re finished with your education, send the following to the address on the application:

  1. Real Estate Appraiser Trainee Registration Application. If you’re not from Washington, complete the Consent of Service form included in the application.
  2. Copies of all education documentation.
  3. Application fee – check or money order payable to Department of Licensing. Fees are non-refundable.


After you are registered as a trainee, you may begin experience training. You must maintain an experience log during your training. The log format is available on the Real Estate Appraiser Applicant/Trainee Assignment Log form.

Allow a minimum of 2 weeks for processing. We’ll review the application and determine your eligibility.

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