Maryland State Requirements

Total Hours Required: 42

Elective Hours: 35

Mandatory Hours: 7

License Renewal Period: 3 years
Education Cycle: 36 months

Other Licensing Requirements:

Maryland Appraisers are required to obtain 42 continuing education hours every 36 months. The 7-hour USPAP  refresher course is required every 2 years.

In order to be considered for renewal as a certified general real estate appraiser, certified residential real estate appraiser, licensed real estate appraiser, or appraiser trainee, the applicant shall have completed 14 hours of continuing education for each year or portion thereof the applicant has been certified or licensed, since the initial issuance of the license held or, if appropriate, the most recent renewal.

For specific information view the state board website:

Online Limitations:

The MD Commission will grant no more than 8 hours of continuing education credit per day.


State Reporting of CE Credit: The educational provider does NOT report completed credit to the Maryland State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers. 

State contact information: Maryland State Commission of Real Estate Appraisers

Phone #:410-230-6165

Fax #:410-333-6314


Address:          500 North Calvert Street, Room 302                                                Baltimore, MD 21202

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.