1. There shall be six classes of licensure for individuals including:
(1) State-licensed appraiser trainee;
(2) State-licensed real estate appraiser;
(3) State-certified residential appraiser trainee;
(4) State-certified residential real estate appraiser;
(5) State-certified general appraiser trainee; and
(6) State-certified general real estate appraiser.
2. There shall be one class of license for appraisal management companies.
3. Persons desiring to obtain licensure as a state-licensed appraiser trainee, state-licensed real estate appraiser, state-certified residential appraiser trainee, certification as a state-certified residential real estate appraiser, state-certified general appraiser trainee, or state-certified general real estate appraiser shall make written application to the commission on such forms as are prescribed by the commission setting forth the applicant's qualifications for licensure or certification and present to the commission satisfactory proof that the person is of good moral character and bears a good reputation for honesty, integrity and fair dealing.
4. Each applicant for licensure as a state-licensed appraiser trainee, state-licensed real estate appraiser, a state-certified residential appraiser trainee, a state-certified residential real estate appraiser, a state-certified general appraiser trainee, or a state-certified general real estate appraiser shall have demonstrated the knowledge and competence necessary to perform appraisals of residential and other real estate as the commission may prescribe by rule not inconsistent with any requirements imposed by the appraiser qualifications board. The commission shall prescribe by rule procedures for obtaining and maintaining approved courses of instruction. The commission shall, also, prescribe the hours of training in real estate appraisal practices and the minimum level of experience acceptable for licensure or certification.
5. Persons who receive certification after March 30, 1991, or who have a state license or certificate to engage in business as a real estate appraiser issued by the commission, shall receive the same license or certificate from the commission as such persons are currently holding without further education, experience, examination or application fee, but shall be required to meet all continuing education requirements prescribed by the commission.
6. Appraisal management companies desiring to obtain licensure shall:
(1) Make application to the commission on such forms as are prescribed by the commission setting forth the applicant's qualifications for licensure;
(2) Remit the fee or fees as established by rule;
(3) Post with the commission and maintain on renewal a surety bond in the amount of twenty thousand dollars as further promulgated by rule; and
(4) Submit to the commission satisfactory proof that any controlling person, defined in section 339.503 , is of good moral character and bears a good reputation for honesty, integrity, and fair dealing.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXII. Occupations and Professions § 339.511. Classifications of certifications and licensure for appraisers--application--qualifications--continuing education requirements--appraisal management companies, requirements - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-xxii-occupations-and-professions/mo-rev-st-339-511.html
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