Certified Residential Appraiser-Out of State-Mutual Recognition (FREAB 12)
An Out-of-State Certified Residential Appraiser means a person who is a current/active certified residential appraiser in a state other than Florida. A Certified Residential Appraiser means a person who is qualified to issue appraisal reports for residential real property of one to four residential units, without regard to transaction value or complexity, or real property as may be authorized by federal regulation.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: You must have a United States Social Security number to apply. You may visit the Social Security Administration website for information on how to obtain one.
PRE-APPLICATION QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a valid high school diploma or its equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age.
APPLICATION: Complete the application by clicking on the "Printable Application" link at the bottom of the page. Note: A complete application shall expire one year after the date received.
FEE: The fee is $360.00 which can be paid either by check or money order. Please make payable to Department of Business and Professional Regulation and submit it with the completed application package to Department of Business and Professional Regulation - 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee Florida 32399.
FINGERPRINTS: Must have a background check as part of the licensing process. To learn more about the fingerprinting process, please visit our Fingerprint FAQs.
EXAMINTATION REQUIREMENTS: Must complete and pass the Florida Supplemental Exam. Note: Exam authorization shall expire one year after the date received.
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the office by phone or by traditional mail.
If you have any questions, please contact 850.487.1395. *Pursuant to Section 455.275(1), Florida Statutes, effective October 1, 2012, licensees licensed under Chapter 455, F.S. must provide the Department with an email address if they have one.
The emails provided may be used for official communication with the licensee. However email addresses are public record. If you do not wish to supply a personal address, please provide the Department with an email address which can be made available to the public.
Please see our Chapter 455 page to determine if you are affected by this change.