FAQ - DesigneesQuestion: How do I submit my continuing education hours for recertification credit?
Answer: You may submit the Uniform Request for Recertification Credit, a copy of your certificate of completion or attendance, or the IAAO Continuing Education Log (located on the IAAO web-site). We accept your information by mail, email, or FAX.
Question: When should I submit my continuing education hours?
Answer: You may submit your hours during January and February of each year according to IAAO Procedural Rule 10.3.6 (below).
Question: I am required to complete at least 14 hours of educational courses on the Uniform Standards of Practice and Professional Ethics (USPAP). Can I take the two-day course?
Answer: The 15-hour USPAP Course no longer satisfies the USPAP recertification requirement for IAAO designees. Approved courses are IAAO Workshop 191, and any Appraisal Foundation approved 7-hour National USPAP Update course. Two 7-hour USPAP courses must be completed during recertification cycle.
Question: How will I know if the course, seminar, or workshop that I plan to attend will qualify as continuing education for my IAAO designation?
Answer: The IAAO Procedural Manual gives a thorough overview of qualifying courses, seminars, and workshops. Please consult the manual (beginning with Procedural Rule 10.3.3) located on the IAAO web-site under documents, organizational documents.
Question: Can I access my recertification hours on the IAAO web-site?
Answer: No – not at this time.
Question: I am nearing the end of my recertification cycle. I have not yet completed the required number of educational hours. What can I do?
Answer: You may request a one-year recertification extension. Contact Headquarters for more information – 800/616-4226 ext. 8137 or email@example.com