61J1-3.001. Application by Individuals  

Effective on Tuesday, March 13, 2007
  • 1(1) An applicant for registration or certification as an appraiser shall submit an application in such a manner as provided by the Department.

    24(2) The applicant must show that the applicant has the necessary qualifications as follows:

    38(a) That the applicant is 18 years of age or older.

    49(b) That the applicant holds a high school diploma or its equivalent.

    61(3) The applicant shall indicate whether the applicant is seeking registration, or certification.

    74(4) At the time of application, the applicant must furnish evidence of successful completion of the required education pursuant to Rule 9561J1-4.001 96or 9761J1-4.002, 98F.A.C., and evidence of the required experience pursuant to Rule 10861J1-6.001, 109F.A.C.

    110(5) At the time of filing the application for registration, or certification, the applicant must sign a pledge to comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice as defined in Section 142475.611(1)(v), F.S., 144and must indicate in writing that the applicant understands the types of misconduct for which disciplinary proceedings may be initiated.

    164(6) The applicant must make it possible for the Board to begin the inquiry as to whether the applicant is competent and qualified to make real estate appraisals with safety to those with whom the applicant may undertake a relationship of trust and confidence and the general public:

    212(a) By disclosing whether the applicant has ever been convicted or found guilty, or entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere (no contest) to, regardless of adjudication, of a crime in any jurisdiction which directly relates to the activities of an appraiser, or which involves moral turpitude or fraudulent or dishonest conduct; and

    266(b) By disclosing any civil proceedings pending against the applicant or if any civil judgment has been rendered against the applicant in a case wherein the pleadings charged the applicant with fraudulent or dishonest dealings; and

    302(c) By disclosing if the applicant has had a registration, license, or certification to practice any regulated profession, business, or vocation revoked, suspended, disbarred or otherwise acted against by this or any other state, any nation, or any possession or district of the United States, or has had an application for such registration, licensure or certification to practice or conduct any regulated profession, business or vocation denied by this or any other state, any nation, or any possession or district of the United States.

    386(d) If an applicant disclosed information pursuant to paragraph 39561J1-3.001(6)(a), 396(b), or (c), F.A.C., then the applicant must submit certified copies of the following documents along with his or her application to be considered for licensure: criminal judgments and sentences, civil judgments, civil decrees, and/or final orders by administrative and/or regulatory agencies pertaining to licensure. If such documents are no longer retained by a clerk of court or agency clerk or are no longer in existence, then the applicant must submit proof, such as a written affidavit or statement from a clerk of court or agency clerk, that said documents are no longer retained or are no longer in existence.

    496(7) If the applicant fails to take the examination or fails to successfully complete the examination within 1 year of the Department receiving the application, the application shall expire and a new application must be filed.

    532Rulemaking Authority 534475.614 FS. 536Law Implemented 538475.613, 539475.615, 540475.617, 541475.624 FS. 543History–New 10-15-91, Formerly 21VV-3.001, Amended 10-29-98, 1-7-99, 2-21-02, 5-25-04, 1-8-06, 12-4-06, 3-13-07.


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