An application is required to obtain an Iowa certified appraiser license. 


Login or Create an Account

Login to the licensing portal to start an application. 

NOTE: if you have had a license prior as either a real estate appraiser or real estate salesperson/broker you have an account and will need to log into that account.


Start Application

Once you are logged into your personal licensing portal, click on "Submit Application/Renew" to start an application. 


Complete Application Checklist

After you create the application, move to the next step and complete the application checklist. From the application page, click on "Complete Checklist" and answer all required questions. 


Submit Application for Review

After you have completed the application checklist, you must submit the application. Click on "Submit Application" and answer the prompted questions to finalize your application for staff review. 

NOTE: status of application will change from “Pending” to “Pending Internal Review”.


Pay Application Fee

After your application has been reviewed and approved, you may pay the application fee. From the application page, click on "Pay Fees."


License is Issued

Once the application fee has been paid, your license will be issued. 

NOTE: notification of license number will be sent via e-mail; no paper copy is mailed.