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Board of Real Estate Appraisers

General Information

The District of Columbia Board of Real Estate Appraisers regulates the practice of real estate appraisal, including the functions of a state appraiser certifying and licensing agency under Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, approved August 9, 1989. Additionally, the Board protects consumers by enforcing the District of Columbia real estate license law.

The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Three members are real estate appraisers licensed in the District, one is a real estate broker licensed in the District, and one is a consumer member. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.

The Board meets on the third Wednesday each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

Board meeting minutes are available at https://www.open-dc.gov/public-bodies/meetings.

Renew License

The date for renewal will be February 28, 2020

Renew License

Meeting Dates

  • January 15
    • Hosted by DCRA OPLA. Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 10:00 am | 2 hours | (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
      Occurs the third Wednesday of every month effective 1/15/2020 until 10/21/2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

    • Meeting number: 732 799 815, Password: ucPFUgfJ

    • https://dcnet.webex.com/dcnet/j.php?MTID=m21665ad178013f8f96c84c7d0a179209

    • Join by video system
      Dial 732799815@dcnet.webex.com
      You can also dial and enter your meeting number.
    • Join by phone

      1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
      Access code: 732 799 815

  • February 19
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 20
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16

Licensing Services

To apply for a license or access the online portal, please click here.

Please contact a customer service representative at 1-866-270-9817 if you have any questions or you do not know the email address linked with your license or provider account.

Click here for a list of fees.

Look up a License

Need to find the status of a licensee? Click here.

Schedule an Examination

Exams may be scheduled online by clicking here or by phone:

  1. Dial (800) 733-9267
  2. Select Option 1 for government and state exams
  3. Select Option 2 for District of Columbia exams

Board Members & Board Staff

Board Members:

  • Tamora Papas – Chair, Appraiser
  • Todd Canterbury – Appraiser Member
  • Margot Wilson – Real Estate Broker Member
  • Andrew Sullivan – Appraiser Member

Board Staff:

  • Leon Lewis – Executive Director
  • Stacey Williams – Board Administrator
  • Stephanie Johnston – Board Assistant
  • Kevin Cyrus – Education Coordinator
  • Kathy Thomas – Education Liaison Specialist

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.


Information coming soon.

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