News in Brief

Thank you to the Board and staff for their part in helping achieve an EXCELLENT rating from the Appraisal Subcommittee’s recent review.  Read the results here.


There are three positions available on the ACLB board

Two for appraiser members and one for a public member

If you are interested click on the following link for more information:


Most Commonly Encountered USPAP Violations 


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



All new appraiser applicants, new appraiser assistant applicants, reciprocal applicants and AMC applicants are required to obtain electronic fingerprints.  You must schedule an appointment for your fingerprints to be taken electronically with Fieldprint Please click on the instructions below:

Fieldprint Electronic Fingerprint Scheduling Instructions


 2015 Qualification Criteria                                                                                          
Pearson Vue Handbook for exam information



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.

Link to website

Link to Board Member Executive Appointment Interest Form