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Appraiser Certification Program


The forms available below are in Adobe PDF format unless otherwise noted.

Complaint Form

Forms for Appraisers

Forms for Appraisal Management Companies

Forms for Appraisers

General Application Forms

Supervisory Appraiser Forms

Reciprocity Forms

Temporary Permit

Education Provider Forms

General Application Forms for Appraisers

Please see the important note below regarding the general application forms.

Application for New or Upgrade Credential

Appraisal Experience Log (in Microsoft Excel format) - Complete electronically, print, enter the number of pages, sign, date and mail in.

Application for Resident State-Certified General/Residential or State-Licensed Appraiser Certified or Licensed in Previous State of Domicile

Submission of Documents (required when upgrading to a higher level of certification)

Please carefully review and note all the following information about the general application forms:

  • Forms will not be processed if incomplete or improperly completed. The application must be typed or printed clearly in ink, and must be accompanied by the appropriate fees.
  • The Social Security number of any applicant must be listed on the application pursuant to South Dakota Codified Law 25-7A-56.2.
  • Upon application approval, you must pass a national examination.
  • An application is valid for only 90 days.
  • Note that once you become licensed, you will be required to renew yearly with continuing education required every odd renewal year.

Supervisory Appraiser Forms

Application for Supervisory Appraiser Endorsement

Application to Register Supervisory Appraiser/Supervisor Agreement

Reciprocity Forms

Application for Issuance of Appraiser Certificate/License by Reciprocity

Temporary Permit

Nonresident Appraiser Application for Temporary Practice

Education Provider Form

Course Approval Program Application (as provided by the Appraisal Foundation)

Appraisal Management Company Forms

Application for Registration as an Appraisal Management Company

Renewal Application for Registration as an Appraisal Management Company

Registration Surety Bond for Appraisal Management Company

Contact Us

South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Office Phone: 605.773.3803
Fax: 605.773.5405