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Real Estate Appraiser


A "State certified real estate appraiser" means a person who develops and communicates real estate appraisal and who holds a current, valid certificate issued to him or her for either general or residential real estate under the provisions of this article. "Appraisal" or "real estate appraisal" means an analysis, opinion or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

The latest information and requirements for licensure/certification are available on the New York State Department of State website at:


$355 - Initial Application (includes $250 application, $80 federal registry and $25 examination application fees)

Licenses Issued and Active:

In 2017, there were 2,217 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of December 31, 2017, there were 4,324 active licenses for this occupation.

Licensing Authority:

New York State Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, New York 12201-2001
Phone: (518) 474-4429
Fax: (518) 473-6648
E-mail: [email protected]

Standard Occupational Classification:

13-2021 - Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Additional Information:

New York State Association of Realtors, Inc.
130 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12203
Phone: (518) 463-0300


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 11/7/18.

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