Massachusetts State Requirements

Total Hours Required: 28

Elective Hours: 21

Mandatory Hours: 7

License Renewal Period: 2 years

Education Cycle: 24 months

Online Limitations: 

There are no limitations to the amount of continuing education that may be completed online.

Other Limitations: 

Certified Residential Appraiser: no more than seven hours of courses designated as elective may be credited toward renewal.

Certified General Appraiser: a minimum of fourteen hours of continuing education courses shall be designated as non-residential.

Courses designations:

R – Residential

NR – Non-Residential

C – Continuing Education

P – Primary Education

B/E – Business / Elective

State Reporting of CE Credit: The educational provider does NOT report completed continuing education credit to the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers. 

State contact information: Massachusetts Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers
Phone #: 617-727-3055

Fax #: 617-727-0139



1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
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.