USPAP Requirements by Discipline


Designated ARM members need to successfully complete a 7-hour USPAP Update Course with every new release of USPAP (ie every time a new USPAP version and course is available - usually every two (2) years).


Designated BV members need to successfully complete at least seven (7) hours of USPAP course work every five (5) years. BV appraisers should still obtain new releases of USPAP as they become available (usually every two (2) years) and should accommodate any change(s) to their practice methodology accordingly.


  • Complete a PP-specific, 15-hour USPAP Course and pass the exam with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years). 

OR

  • Complete a PP-specific, 7-hour USPAP Update Course with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years).

  • Complete a PP-specific, 15-hour USPAP Course and pass the exam with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years). 

OR

  • Complete a PP-specific, 7-hour USPAP Update Course with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years).

  • Complete a PP-specific, 15-hour USPAP Course and pass the exam with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years). 

OR

  • Complete a PP-specific, 7-hour USPAP Update Course with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years).

Designated RP appraisers (including Ad Valorem appraisers) need to complete the National USPAP Update Course with every new release of USPAP (usually every two (2) years).

USPAP requirements for members holding multiple designations are outlined in the chart and legend below.

DisciplineARMBVGJMTSPPRP
ARMAACCCA
BVABCCCA
GJCCCCCA
MTSCCCCCA
PPCCCCCA
RPAAAAAA
LEGEND:
A - 7-hour National USPAP Update Course (RP-specific) with every new USPAP version released (usually every 2 years)
B - 7 hours of USPAP course work every 5 years
C- 15-hour PP USPAP Course and pass associated exam OR 7-hour PP USPAP Update Course with every new USPAP version released (usually every 2 years)