For both new applicants and applicants claiming experience:
Classifications and Requirements of Appraisers
Approved Qualifying Education
Qualifying Education Course Matrix
Please note: Resident and non-resident appraisers may be required to apply for a South Dakota Sales Tax License. Please call the South Dakota Department of Revenue at 800.829.9188 or email them at email@example.com to request a sales tax application.
Additional information and forms for applicants claiming experience:
Appraisal Experience Log - choose from Adobe PDF format or Microsoft Excel format). View a completed example Experience Log (Adobe PDF format).
Work Product Review Procedures
For applicants seeking renewal of certification
For applicants seeking a temporary permit
- 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 (SDCL) 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.
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Executive Director, Sherry Bren
South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
308 South Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501