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Requirements to ecome licensed or certified will be changing no later than January 1, 2015.Requirements to become licensed or certified will be changing no later than January 1, 2015. Applications must be received in the Real Estate Appraiser Commission office by December 1, 2014 if you wish them to be considered prior to the end of the year.


Rulemaking hearing will be held January 12, 2015.

The rule making process requires that the Board draft rules, which must then be approved through a formal rule making hearing.  Public comment is accepted prior to the hearing in writing and during the hearing from those present. After the rule making hearing, the rules must be approved by the Attorney General’s Office and subsequently, be on file with the Secretary of State’s office for 90 days before they are effective. Emergency Rules including only the AQB minimum requirements will be in place until the rules are in full effect. Emergency Rules will be discussed by the Board on November 10, 2014 during the public meeting.  To view the proposed rules for the January 12, 2015 rulemaking hearing  Click Here!


IMPORTANT:  AQB has made changes to the examination content outlines and durations that will go live 1/1/2015.  Please click here for a copy of the updated Candidate Information Bulletin.  These changes will be effective 1/1/2015.


For information on the new eligibility requirements, please go to The Appraiser Qualifications Board’s website at:



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Real Estate Appraiser Commission

500 James Robertson Pkwy

Nashville, TN 37243-1166




Phone: 615-741-1831

Fax: 615-253-1692


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The Real Estate Appraisers Commission strives to protect the public welfare by ensuring that only qualified persons are licensed or certified and that all licensees uphold the highest appropriate professional standards of practice, independence and competency.


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