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PLEASE NOTE: Ensure your application status reads "Pending-Internal Review". A status of "Pending" means you have not submitted the application to the Board for review.

Information for Providers of Valuation Services for Iowa DOT Projects

Appraisers who wish to provide appraisal and appraisal review services for Iowa DOT projects must complete a short application that can be found on the Iowa DOT's Consultant RFP website. As part of the application review process each applicant will be required to complete a Right of Way Valuation Services Supplemental Information Form (provided by email) and provide relevant work product samples. Final determination regarding applications will be made within thirty days of receipt of all materials. Successful applicants will be added to the list of firms eligible to submit proposals for valuation services for two years. Appraisers having questions about providing appraisal services for the Iowa DOT may email

The purpose of the Appraiser Board is to examine candidates, issue certificates, investigate violations and infractions of the law and rules, revoke, suspend or administer other disciplinary sanctions to persons found to be in violation of the law and/or administrative rules.

The Board consists of seven members, two of whom shall be public members and five of whom shall be real estate appraisers. All Board members are appointed to three-year staggered terms by the Governor and are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Iowa is a voluntary certification state. To view the current appointed Board members, please visit:

Applications for board positions, both public and certified appraisers, can be completed online at:


Kimberly Gleason, Executive Officer

Brad Horn, Assistant Attorney General

Chris Bucher, Administrative Assistant


Iowa Administrative Rules: 193F Iowa Real Estate Appraisers

Iowa Code: 543D Iowa Real Estate Appraisers

Iowa Code: 17A Iowa Administrative Procedure Act

Iowa Code: 272C Regulation of Licensed Professions and Occupations

Appraisal Management Company Code 543E

Appraisal Management Company Administrative Rules 187 Chapter 25

Pursuant to Executive Order 10, the Iowa Professional Licensing & Regulation Bureau will be reviewing its existing Administrative Rules in accordance with the schedule. More information about Executive Order 10 is available on the Department of Management’s website.

Agency Rules Administrator
The Agency Rules Administrator is the official responsible for the administration of the agency rulemaking process. If you have any questions about current or pending agency rules for the Board, contact the Agency Rules Administrator:

Agency Rules Administrator
Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board
200 E Grand Ave, Ste. 350
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515)725-9022
Fax: (515) 725-9032

The Iowa Legislature has tools available in order to keep up-to-date with the rulemaking process.


Online Application Submissions

Education Forms

Instructor Application

Guest Speaker Application

General Forms

Complaint Form to be use for complaints against licensed individuals

Peer Reviewer Application