Reciprocal Licenses

 Reciprocity requirements for applicants licensed or certified in another state

201 KAR 30:200

A licensee from another state who seeks to obtain a certification or license in Kentucky by reciprocity shall obtain a Kentucky real property appraiser certification upon terms and conditions established in this administrative regulation.

An individual who is a licensed residential, certified residential or a certified general real property appraiser out-of-state may apply for a Kentucky certification that is the same as the out-of-state certification held by that individual in another state if the appraiser licensing program of the other state:

  • Is in compliance with the provisions of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of Title XI Real Estate Appraisal Reform Amendments, and
  • Meets or exceeds the minimum certification criteria established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) of The Appraisal Foundation upon application.

To obtain a Kentucky certification issued by the board, an out-of-state applicant shall:

  • Complete the Application for License.Certification;
  • Be identified on the National Registry of The Appraisal Subcommittee as an active appraiser that currently conforms to the AQB criteria;
  • Not have received disciplinary action that limited or stopped the ability to complete the practice of real property appraising;
  • Not have lost a license to practice any profession by revocation, suspension, or voluntary surrender; and
  • Certify completion of the experience requirements in 201 KAR 30:050, Section 2, for the type of certification requested on the Application for Reciprocal Appraisal License/Certification

 Upon review of an appraisers application and the National Registry, the board may also require an appraiser to:

    File with the board a letter of good standing, license history,or other proof of good standing issued to the applicant for reciprocity by the out-of-state appraiser regulatory agency.