New Administrative Rules Effective September 20, 2016
New Rules are in effect. The revisions include the allowing of appraisers to submit appraisals for compliance review midway through the experience hours required to upgrade to a higher level of licensure or certification; adding midway review upgrade fees; and establishing allegation of non-compliance as the first step for initiation of an investigation and prior to formal complaint charges. See ARSD 20:14.
Email and Address Changes Must Be Reported
It is important that any email and address changes be reported to the Appraiser Certification Program as timely as possible. For appraisal management companies, the changes are to be reported to our office within five days of the change. For appraisers, it is to be immediately upon any change of residential or business address, along with the email address, if available.
Allied Business Schools, Inc. Discontinues Course Offerings
Effective September 22, 2015, Allied Business Schools, Inc. will no longer be offering qualifying or continuing education course for South Dakota.
Appraisal Experience Log
Beginning on or before June 1, 2015, appraisal experience must be documented using the new Log form. Instructions for completion are included in the file. (Please note this form is unavailable on the State of South Dakota On-line Forms.)
You may submit the Log that you have completed using the "old" log form for experience claimed prior to June 1, 2015. Only the new Appraisal Experience Log form will be accepted for assignments and experience hours claimed on or after June 1, 2015.
Changes to Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria
Changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria effective January 1, 2015 were adopted by The Appraisal Foundation.
Executive Director, Sherry Bren
South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
308 South Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501
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