Current License Period
All original real estate appraiser licenses are valid for three years commencing on the effective date that appears
on the license. All renewals are issued on a three year cycle when renewed before their expiration date.
All original home inspector licenses are valid for two years commencing on the effective date that appears on the
license. All renewals are issued on a two year cycle when renewed before their expiration date.
Reciprocal Licensing for Real Estate Appraisers
for a reciprocal license online. Pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection
Act of 2010, the Commission will issue a reciprocal credential if: an appraiser is coming from a State that is in
compliance with the ASC; an appraiser holds a valid credential from that State; the credentialing requirements of
that State (as they currently exist) meet or exceed those of Maryland; and an appraiser completes a reciprocal
certification application, provides a letter of good standing and the appropriate filing fees.
Temporary Permit Application for Real Estate Appraisers
The term of the temporary permit for a real estate appraiser shall be set by the Commission for a period of six months.
The permit may be extended upon receipt of a written explanation of your inability to complete the assignment within the
terms of the permit and a new projected date on which you believe the assignment will be completed.
There is a $75.00 fee required for a temporary permit.
Temporary applications cannot be filed electronically at this time. You may obtain an application by emailing a request
or you may download an application via REAHI Forms Page.