Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Real Estate Appraiser Board
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations [18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amending regulations to incorporate federally mandated changes
General Information
Action Summary Federal law authorizes the Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) to set the minimum criteria for states to license and certify real estate appraisers. The AQB’s minimum qualification requirements are expressed in The Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria. The AQB revised the Criteria in order to provide new options for state regulators to lower the core curriculum requirements for licensure. The Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Board regulations are being amended to comply with the May 1, 2018, Criteria changes.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006 (A) (4) (c)
RIS Project Yes  [005621]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
§1116 [12 U.S.C. 3345] of Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8361 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/01/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Christine Martine  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8552    FAX: (804)527-4298    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.