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Apply for a Reciprocal Appraiser License - Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors

Alternatively, you may download a paper application for a reciprocal license application-Appraiser (pdf) or reciprocal license application-Home Inspector (pdf).

If you opt to apply using the paper application, e-mail the completed form to

Requirements and Application process

To obtain a Maryland certification issued by the Commission, an out-of-state applicant must:

  • Complete the reciprocal appraiser application;
  • 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 limits or prevents the ability to complete the practice of real property appraising; and
  • Not have lost a license to practice real estate appraising by revocation, suspension or voluntary surrender.

Upon review of an appraiser’s application and the National Registry, the Commission may also require an appraiser to:

File with the Commission 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.

License Period: Three years from the date of issuance.