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How To Make All Your Fee Payments Online

Whether you are applying for a new license, renewing your license, and more, the best and most secure way to pay Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) fees is through the agency’s online services portal. Plus, you can pay online whenever is convenient for you—the tool is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.

The following visual explainers show you how to securely make your payments online.

A Look at the Data on Complaint Investigations

In the last four pages of the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board’s (TALCB) staff reports is the section on enforcement. For fiscal year 2023 (July ’22–⁠July ’23) less than four percent of license holders were the subject of a formal complaint filed with the Board, less than one percent of license holders received formal discipline, and typically more than 90 percent of complaints received are dismissed.

Annual AMC Registry Now Open

Appraisal Management Companies registered with TALCB must complete AMC National Registry mandatory reporting and pay the registration fee by March 31, 2024. AMCs that do not timely comply will not be added to the national registry, resulting in ineligibility to perform services on federally related transactions. In addition, failure to timely comply will result in a late fee of $500 and may result in disciplinary action.

Meeting Recap: New Proposed Rules on License Reinstatement, AMC Fee

Former Board Member Clayton BlackThe Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board’s (TALCB) final quarterly meeting of the year opened with goodbyes. The Board recognized Board Member Clayton Black (pictured, right) for his 10 years of service with the agency. Black’s first appointment to the Board was in February 2013.

TALCB May Meeting Recap: Addressing Bias, PAREA Launches, new Online Resources

The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board met on Friday May 19 at headquarters in Austin. TALCB Chair, Sarah Oates, opened the meeting by welcoming new Board Member John H. Eichelberger, III. Chair Oates also thanked outgoing Board Member Clayton Black for his service and acknowledged the reappointment of Board Member Rolando Castro. 


“Texas is ahead of this issue especially with our partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission,” said TALCB Commissioner Chelsea Buchholtz as she presented to the Board highlights of agency operations.

Appraiser Awareness: TALCB Receiving Tips on Discriminatory Language

The Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) is receiving state tips from Fannie Mae on discriminatory language in appraisals. Both organizations are working to make appraisers aware of the issue. 

Be Mindful of Your Practice

Appraisers should exercise care to avoid comments in a report that may be perceived as biased or illegally discriminatory.