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82B.13 Education prerequisites.

Subdivision 1. Registered real property appraiser or licensed real property appraiser. As a prerequisite for licensing as a registered real property appraiser or licensed real property appraiser, an applicant must present evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that the person has successfully completed at least 90 classroom hours of prelicense courses. The courses must consist of 75 hours of general real estate appraisal principles and the 15-hour national USPAP course.

Subd. 2. Repealed, 1991 c 97 s 17

Subd. 3. Commissioner's approval; rules. The courses and instruction and procedures of courses must be approved by the commissioner. The commissioner may adopt rules to administer this section. These rules must, to the extent practicable, conform to the rules adopted for real estate and insurance education. The credit hours required under this section may be credited to a person for distance education courses that meet Appraiser Qualifications Board criteria.

Subd. 4. Certified residential real property appraiser. As a prerequisite for licensing as a certified residential real property appraiser, an applicant must present evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that the person has successfully completed at least 120 classroom hours of prelicense courses, with particular emphasis on the appraisal of one to four unit residential properties. Fifteen of the 120 hours must include successful completion of the 15-hour national USPAP course.

Subd. 5. Certified general real property appraiser. As a prerequisite for licensing as a certified general real property appraiser, an applicant must present evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that the person has successfully completed at least 180 classroom hours of prelicense courses, with particular emphasis on the appraisal of nonresidential properties. Fifteen of the 180 hours must include successful completion of the 15-hour national USPAP course.

HIST: 1989 c 341 art 1 s 13; 1991 c 97 s 5-7; 1992 c 587 art 4 s 3; 1993 c 309 s 31; 1997 c 222 s 37-39; 2005 c 100 s 12-15