Ala. Admin. Code r. 780-X-3-.02 - Applications From Non-Residents

Non-Alabama residents may apply for licensure for any real property appraiser classification provided:

(a) the applicant is a citizen of the United States or is an alien with permanent resident status;
(b) the applicant submits with the application an irrevocable consent appointing the executive director of the Board as agent for service of process as provided in Code of Ala. 1975, §34-27A-7(d)(3), if, in an action against the applicant in a court of this state arising out of the applicant's activities as a licensed or certified real estate appraiser, the plaintiff cannot, in the exercise of due diligence, effect personal service upon the applicant;
(c) the applicant agrees to be bound by all the provisions of the State of Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Act, and submits to the jurisdiction of the Board, and agrees to be subject to the investigations and disciplinary actions by the Board the same as Alabama resident real estate appraisers; and
(d) the applicant otherwise complies with the provisions of Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Act and the rules pertaining to the application and certification of resident real estate appraisers.
(e) Non-resident applicants who meet all the above requirements are not required to take the Alabama examination, provided the applicant is licensed as a real property appraiser and in good standing in an appraiser regulatory program created pursuant to FIRREA. The non-resident applicant shall complete an Alabama application and provide the necessary information required by the Board. Necessary information includes, at a minimum, a certification from the resident state that the applicant holds a valid appraiser license or certification in good standing issued by the appraiser regulatory agency in the state as attested to by a statement under seal from the agency setting forth:
1. the type license or certification held by the applicant and the license or certification number;
2. the date of licensure or certification and the expiration date of the applicant's current license or certification;
3. a complete record of any disciplinary actions taken or pending against the applicant; and
4. payment of all fees.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 780-X-3-.02
Emergency adoption filed February 15, 1991; effective February 18, 1991. Permanent adoption filed April 8, 1991; effective May 15, 1991. Amended: Filed June 18, 1992; effective July 23, 1992. Amended: Filed April 21, 1994. Emergency adoption: Filed May 5, 1994; effective June 1, 1994. Amended: Filed June 22, 1994; effective July 27, 1994. Amended: Filed March 25, 2014, effective April 29, 2013.

Author: Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§ 34-27A-7(d)(3), 34-27A-14.

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