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Certification Requirements

  • Complete and pass WSATA Courses 100 & 101

  • Complete and pass WSATA Auditing Course 102

  • Three years of utility appraisal experience

  • Fulfill requirements to be certified as an ad valorem appraiser in the state in which you reside

  • Maintain Continuing Education (CE) requirement by attending a WSATA course at least once every three years -OR- Maintain CE requirement by instructing at a WSATA course at least once every three years (teaching hours should be pre approved by the certification committee)


Upon approval of the application, you will receive your certificate. In order to retain the certification you must meet the continuing education requirement. Each January, WSATA will send letters to those certified appraisers who must attend a course the following year to fulfill the continuing education requirement. Once certified, if you fail to attend a WSATA course within the three-year period, your certification will become inactive. To reactivate your certification, you will need to attend course 101, pass the test, and resubmit the certification application along with the $50 application fee.


If you have any questions regarding the administration of the certification program, please contact Kevin Miles at 385.499.0563 or

Application for Unitary Appraiser Certification

In addition to filling out this form, your manager will need to fill out this form certifying you meet the experience requirements. 

After filling out this form, proceed to the store and purchase the $50 WSATA Certificate. This covers the processing cost.

The printed certificate will be sent to the address listed below after processing. 

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