News in Brief

Email addresses for the staff have changed.  Please go to the ACLB Staff tab under GENERAL INFO for the new addresses.  Thank you

NEW FOR 2015

The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) has made some changes to the 2015 National Uniform Licensing and Certification Examinations.  They are as follows:

The Examination Content Outline (ECO):  Identifies what appraisers should know (and be tested on) to qualify as competent entry-level practitioners. click here

Number of examination questions: The Licensed Residential, Certified Residential and Certified General classifications will be comprised of 125 examination items each.  Of those examination items, 110 will be scored and 15 will be pretest questions and will not be scored.

Length of the examinations:

  • Licensed Residential                       up to 4 hours
  • Certified Residential                       up to 4 hours
  • Certified General                             up to 6 hours



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*APPRAISERS* - WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 1, 2014 TO OBTAIN A LICENSE/CERTIFICATION UNDER THE CURRENT AQB REQUIREMENTS.                                                                                                 
The requirements for getting a real estate appraiser license/certification will change effective January 1, 2015.  To apply under the current requirements, you must:
Complete your required education, experience and exam before December 31, 2014.
Pearson Vue Handbook for exam information
2015 Qualification Criteria



Semi-Independent Agency Report to Legislative Assembly  click here


The Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board (ACLB) certifies and regulates real estate appraisers and appraiser assistants in Oregon. Its functions are independent of other realty-related regulatory agencies. 

The ACLB protects the public by ensuring that all real estate-appraisal activities conducted in Oregon are in compliance with state and federal laws and standards.

The ACLB is committed to ensuring the availability of state-certified appraisers; establishing and developing appraisal education and experience requirements; and ensuring that appraisals are performed in writing and in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice by individuals whose competency has been demonstrated and whose professional conduct is subject to effective supervision.

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