Renew or update your license: Appraisers

Learn how to renew or update your appraiser license. Appraiser licenses expire every two years on your birthday and you can renew them up to 120 days before they expire.

Get your license faster! Renew or update your license online.

Renewing your license

Licenses expire every two years on your birthday. You can renew up to 120 days before your license expires.

Renewal requirements

Have your required continuing education completed: 28 hours including 7-hour Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). You'll need to provide your certificate of completion.

Update your contact information online, if necessary, before you renew your license.

How to renew your license

Gather the required documents:

  • Your license number
  • Documents ready to upload
    • Certificate of completion for continuing education
    • Documents for legal background questions if needed
  • Payment for the renewal fee

Renew your license online

You'll receive your license faster by applying and paying online.

Log into SecureAccess Washington (SAW) or create an account to apply, upload your paperwork, and pay the licensing fee.

Renew your license by mail

Complete a Real Estate Appraiser/Appraiser Trainee Renewal Affidavit.

Mail your form and a check or money order (payable to the Department of Licensing) for the renewal fee to:

Real Estate Appraiser
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3777
Seattle, WA 98124-3777

Update your license

Update your name or contact information, or request a duplicate license using the method that works best for you.

Update your license online

Create your SAW account or log into your existing SAW account to change your information online.

Update your license by email

Send us an email with your changes.

Update your license by mail

Send a letter with your changes to:

Real Estate Appraiser Section
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9021
Olympia, WA 98507‑9021

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-664-6504
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