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Professional Regulation

Appraiser Temporary Practice Permit



General Information

When a Temporary Practice Permit is granted, you may provide appraisal services only for the assignment identified on the permit. The term assignment means engagement by a single client to appraise one or more properties in a single appraisal contract.

Temporary practice permits expire six months from the date of issue. You may request an extension by email.


Information on How to Apply for a License in DELPROS

All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.


PRIOR TO APPLYING

In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account. To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:

  1. Go to: https://delpros.delaware.gov/OH_HomePage.
  2. Click GO on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile.
  3. If you do not have a DELPROS user account, click the REGISTER button on the left side of page for NEW USERS.
  4. If you already have a DELPROS user account, enter your email address and password on the right side for EXISTING USERS and click the LOGIN button.

DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.

  • If you do not submit your application within six months of starting it, you will be required to restart the entire online application again.

You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.


KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND COLLECT YOUR DOCUMENTS

  1. Know the requirements for the license you are pursuing.
  2. Request and gather all documents required to upload on the Attachments page. All information and forms are located on your profession’s webpages.


ATTACHING AND ACKNOWLEDGING DOCUMENTS

On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:

  • either “attach” or “upload” the required document(s) directly to your application. This means you will find the document(s) saved on your computer or device and upload it to your application.
  • click “acknowledge.” This means you will either have to mail the documents yourself or request the “third-party” mail the document(s) directly to the Board office.
    • Examples of “third-party forms” are transcripts from schools, employment verifications from a supervisor, and license verifications from another state.
  • Forms requiring a supervisor signature, seal, or notary may have to be MAILED to the Board office directly UNLESS the document specifically indicates to UPLOAD the document.

The requirements for this license type are provided in the following section(s).


Requirements

In addition the Temporary Permit application and fee submission in DELPROS, you must meet the following conditions:

  • The property to be appraised must be located in Delaware.
  • The appraiser must be currently licensed or certified in another jurisdiction (state, U.S territory or District of Columbia).
  • The appraiser’s business in Delaware must be of a temporary nature and limited to a particular assignment.
  • The appraisal must comply with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

The Council office will verify your licensure through the national registry before issuing a temporary practice permit. If disciplinary information is found, you will be asked for more documentation.


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