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Displaced Worker Emergency License: Real Estate Appraiser


When a federal emergency declaration is in effect in another state, a licensed real estate appraiser in good standing from the affected state can obtain an emergency license to practice in New Mexico by demonstrating proof of current licensure, completing an application, and providing any other documents requested by the Real Estate Appraisers Board. This section is limited to up to 4 months after the declaration.

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A. Licensed real estate appraisers currently licensed and in good standing, or otherwise meeting the requirements for New Mexico licensure in a state in which a federal disaster has been declared, may be licensed in New Mexico during the four months following the declared disaster with the same level of licensure they currently hold at no cost upon satisfying the following requirements: (1) receipt by the board of a completed application which has been signed and notarized and which is accompanied by proof of identity, which may include a copy of a driver's license, passport or other photo identification issued by a governmental entity; (2) refer to NMAC, trainee; NMAC, licensed; NMAC, residential; and NMAC, general; (3) other required verification will be to contact the applicant's prior licensing board by email, mail or telephone. B. The board may waive the following requirements for licensure: (1) application fees; (2) taking and passing the NM state exam; the applicant will be required to take and pass the NM state exam within 60 days from the date the emergency license is issued. C. The board may waive the specific forms required under,, and NMAC if the applicant is unable to obtain documentation from the federal declared disaster areas. D. Nothing in this section shall constitute a waiver of the requirements for licensure contained in,, and NMAC. E. Licenses issued under (the emergency provision) shall expire on April 30 following the date of issue, unless the board or an agent of the board approves a renewal application. Application for renewal shall be made on or before April 30 following the date of issue to avoid late renewal fees. The board reserves the right to request additional documentation, including but not limited to, recommendation forms and work experience verification forms prior to approving license renewal.