California State Requirements

Total Hours Required: 56

Elective Hours: 38

Mandatory Hours: 18

License Renewal Period: 4 years 

Other Licensing Requirements: 

California Appraisers are required to take 56 continuing education hours every 4 years including 14 hours of the National USPAP refresher course (the 7-hour USPAP Update course required every 2 years). California Appraisers must also complete 4 hours of California Law every 4 years. 

 Online Limitations:

CA has no limits on the number of hours that may be taken online.

State Reporting of CE Credit: The education provider is NOT required to report completed continuing education credit to the BREA

State contact information:

California Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers

Phone #: 916-552-9000

Fax:  916-464-0131.

3075 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 190, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Note: This information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It is the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting state board requirements.