The Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) are the generally recognized ethical and performance standards for the appraisal profession in the United States. USPAP was adopted by Congress in 1989, and contains standards for all types of appraisal services including real estate, personal property (to include gems & jewelry and machinery & technical specialties) and business valuation. ASA members are required to remain current with USPAP and conduct themselves and their appraisals within the parameters set forth in the standards.
ASA offers USPAP classes in a variety of formats to meet the needs of busy and discerning adults - self-study, live synchronous training and in-person classroom courses. ASA offers:
Also, visit ASA's USPAP FAQs page which answers a lot of questions about the various USPAP courses, what needs to be taken and when, how often USPAP is updated, etc. In addition, you can find out what is required of ASA Members to meet their USPAP continuing education requirements.View Upcoming USPAP Classes