May 08, 2017 - 08:43 AM
FYI, effective January 1, 2017, the Criteria includes the following requirements pertaining to an applicant's background:
A. All applicants for a real property appraiser credential shall possess a background that would not call into question public trust. B. Applicants shall provide state appraiser regulatory agencies with all of the information and documentation necessary for the jurisdiction to determine the applicant’s fitness for licensure or certification. C. An applicant shall not be eligible for a real property appraiser credential if, during at least the five (5) year period immediately preceding the date of the application for licensing or certification, the applicant has been convicted of, or pled guilty or nolo contendere to a crime that would call into question the applicant’s fitness for licensure. Additional guidance related to background checks for applicants for a real property appraiser credential may be found in Guide Note 9 (GN-9).