Real estate appraiser temporary permit

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If you’re licensed or certified as a real estate appraiser in another state, you may apply for a temporary permit to practice in Washington.

How to apply for a temporary permit

  1. Complete a Real Estate Appraiser Temporary Practice Application.
  2. Enclose a copy of your assignment contract. The contract must:
    • Be on letterhead.
    • Be dated and signed.
    • Include the subject address.
    • Describe the scope of the assignment.
    • Show the due date.
  3. Enclose the $150 fee (check or money order payable to the Department of Licensing).
  4. Submit the application, assignment contract, and fee to us at the address on the application.

Expiration date

A temporary permit is valid for no more than 6 months from date it’s issued, and may be extended.

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