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AQB Criteria Changes Effective May 1, 2018

The Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) adopted changes to the education and experience criteria for real property appraisers with an effective date of May 1, 2018, and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board adopted rules to implement these changes in Texas to coincide with the AQB effective date. Under the new criteria, no college-level education is required to obtain a Licensed Residential appraiser credential.

To The Consumers and License Holders of Texas:

The Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board takes pride in providing high quality education and licensing services, and effective consumer protection across Texas. In recent months, there have been significant issues with the quality of customer service we are providing to consumers and to our license holders. I take personal responsibility for addressing these issues. I want you to know that I – along with the entire Texas Licencing and Certification Board staff – recognize your frustrations, and we are committed to solving these issues.

TALCB Processing Dates

The processing dates provided below are updated every Monday by 3:00 PM Central Time
The dates in the table reflect the Received Date of the documents that we are currently processing.  During the last two weeks of the month, we concentrate our efforts on processing timely submitted license renewals and supporting documents for license holders who expire at the end of that month.
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Agency Strategic Planning Tour Announced

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and the Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) are pleased to announce our biennial strategic planning listening tour. License holders and the public are invited to participate in the agency’s preparation of its 2019-2023 Strategic Plan by offering input at one of the following sessions:

TALCB Announces Extension For All License Holders Affected By Hurricane Harvey

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board (the Agency) extended all deadlines for two months for all license holders and applicants statewide with license expiration or application deadlines in August and September. This extension ended on October 31, 2017.

Get ACE Credit From TALCB

TALCB Is Offering a 2-Hour Enforcement Update Course 

Want to get the latest information right from the source? TALCB is now offering a 2-hour ACE course. Topics covered are: 

  • Who Are We And What Do We Do? 
  • Enforcement 101: Basic Processes For Complaints, Audits, and Backgrounds
  • Case Statistics and Enforcement Related Data 
  • Recent Enforcement Issues and Trends 
  • Enforcement Staff Available to Answer All Your Questions