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New York State Requirements

Total Hours Required: 28
Elective Hours: 14
Mandatory Hours: 14
License Renewal Period: 2 years

Online Limitations

New York has no limit regarding the number of continuing education hours that may be completed online.

State Reporting of CE Credit

The educational provider does NOT report completed credit to the NY Department of State.

Newly Adopted Continuing Education Requirements

Effective January 1, 2022

All real estate appraisers and assistants are required to successfully complete 28 hours of approved appraiser continuing education courses within their two year license renewal period. The education must include the seven-hour National USPAP update course and a course of study pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending. A licensee who previously completed an approved course of study in Fair Housing, Fair Lending and Environmental Issues (RE-2) or (GE-1) prior to January 1, 2022, must complete either the designated four hour or seven hour course on Fair Housing and Fair Lending prior to renewal. A licensee who has NOT completed RE-2 or GE-1 prior to January 1, 2022, MUST complete the designated seven hour course on Fair Housing, Fair Lending prior to renewal. For all subsequent renewals, licensees must complete the seven-hour National USPAP update course and either the four hour or seven hour course of instruction pertaining to Fair Housing and Fair Lending within their two-year license/certification period prior to renewal. Courses will be available at approved schools in the near future and may be completed and applied toward your current continuing education requirements.

Please note that you must complete an additional 14 hours of approved continuing education for each year that has lapsed if you renew 185 days after the expiration date of your license.

State Contact Information

New York Department of State
Alfred E. Smith Office Building
80 S. Swan Street, 10th floor (PO Box 22001)
Albany, NY 12201

Phone: 518-474-4429
Fax: 518-473-6648
Website: https://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/re_appraiser/re_appraiser.html

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.