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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Real Estate Appraiser

The Council on Real Estate Appraisers issues three categories of licenses to real estate appraisers (RPAs) – licensed RPA, certified residential RPA and certified general RPA – as well as trainee appraiser licenses. The Council also issues temporary practice permits, certifies assessors and licenses appraisal management companies.

The primary objective of the Delaware Council on Real Estate Appraisers is to protect the public from unsafe practices and practices which tend to reduce competition or fix prices for services. The Council must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, the Council •develops standards for professional competency •promulgates rules and regulations •adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.

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Department: State

Division: Professional Regulation

Office: Council on Real Estate Appraisers


Appraiser, Assessor and Appraisal Management Company Licenses and certificates expire on 10/31 of odd years. Temporary Permits expire six months from issuance.


Application Form

Renewal Form

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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