About Appraiser's Licence

Anyone who appraises lands and buildings must apply for an appraiser's licence.


Please note that with effect from 13 Oct 2017, the application of Appraiser’s Licence will be hosted at LicenceOne portal where you can apply online, make licence-related fees payment and retrieve your electronic licence.

New Applicants

The applicant must:

  • Hold a degree in Real Estate from NUS or equivalent; and have at least 2 years of relevant practical experience
  • Be a Member or Fellow of Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV). With effect from 1 Jan 2014, an applicant with Probationer membership is not eligible for this application. For details, please refer to Application Details for SISV Membership.
  • You may want to get ready an electronic copy of the following supporting documents before you apply:
    • NRIC/FIN (Front and back)
    • Real Estate degree certificate from NUS or its equivalent
    • SISV letter certifying your membership with Valuation and General Practice council
    • A testimonial from a licensed appraiser using the attached template
    • A letter from your employer

The fee for Appraiser’s Licence is $125.

Please click here to proceed with your new licence application. You may refer to the following Guide for New Licence  (913KB).

Renewal of Appraiser's Licence

Under Section 7(2) of the Appraisers Act, all licences have to be renewed annually at least ten days before the expiry of the licence on 31 Dec of each calendar year. The last day to renew your licence is 21 Dec.

Existing licence holders with SISV's Probationer Membership may continue to renew their Appraiser's Licence.

Renewing Your Appraiser's Licence

An alert notification containing an unique code will be sent to your registered mobile number and email address. You may use the unique code to activate your renewal application in LicenceOne. The code will expire on 21 Dec.

After receiving the code, please click here to proceed to renew your licence. You may refer to the following Guide for Licence Renewal (854KB).

Expiry of Appraiser's Licence

All appraiser's licences expire on 31 Dec of each calendar year i.e. if the applicant obtains his licence on 1 Jan 2019, the licence will expire on 31 Dec 2019. If your licence has expired and you did not renew, you must re-apply for a new licence.

Fees for Renewal of Appraiser's Licence

The licence fee for renewal is $125.

Renewal Processing Time

The renewal is approved upon successful verification of credentials and payment. You may retrieve the electronic copy of your renewed licence in the portal. 

Change of Employer in Appraiser's Licence

The appraiser's licence is issued to the appraiser acting on behalf of the employer. If there has been a change in the appraiser's employer, the following document has to be submitted:

  • Letter from the present company to state the effective date which the appraiser will be acting on behalf of the company

An amendment fee of $20 is payable. 

For licence amendments, please click here. You may refer to the following Guide for Licence Amendment (1.63MB).

Searching for Licensed Appraisers

To find licensed appraisers, please click here.

Contact Information

You can refer to our FAQ section for more information or call us on +65 6351 2465 / +65 6351 2451.
  • What is LicenceOne?

    LicenceOne is a one-stop business licensing portal that allows application and payment of licence related fees and allow businesses to apply for multiple licences simultaneously. It is a secured government portal owned by MTI.

  • Why did IRAS transit to online application for Appraiser’s Licence?

    We have received past feedback from licensed holders to allow online application and payment. The transition to online application is also in line with the whole government direction for digitalisation and electronic payment.

  • What will happen to the existing hardcopy application?

    The hardcopy application and cheque payment shall cease once the online application is implemented.

  • I am an existing licensed holder. What do I have to do now?

    In Nov 2017, you shall receive a notification sent to your registered mobile number and email to proceed with the renewal application in LicenceOne portal. If you have changed your contact details since your last renewal, please update us at iras_pvs_tl2@iras.gov.sg

  • How do I apply through LicenceOne?

    For first time users, you are required to login to LicenceOne via SingPass. A one-time update of your profile is required and it will be saved for subsequent applications.

  • Can I delegate my renewal application to my company?

    As the Appraiser’s Licence is issued to an individual and not to the company, corporate login is not available. Individual licence holders would need to log in with your SingPass and validate your submission.

  • When do I expect to receive the renewed licence?

    Upon verification of your credentials and successful payment of fees, the licence certificate will be generated immediately and made available for download.

  • Are there any changes to the licence criteria and fees?

    There are no changes to the existing licence criteria and fees.

  • What is the cut-off date for the renewal application?

    There are no changes to existing process. You are required under the Appraisers Act to renew your licence for 2019 before 21 Dec 2018.


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