Apply or Renew your Appraiser's Licence

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

Registering for Appraiser's Licence

  • Download the form Appraiser's Licence (Lands and Buildings) (115KB)
  • Submit the form with the supporting documents (as stated in the form) to:
    The Comptroller of Property Tax
    Appraiser Licensing
    Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
    55 Newton Road
    Singapore 307987

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 documents have to be submitted:

  • Letter from the present company to state the effective date which the appraiser will be acting on behalf of the company; and
  • Original Appraiser's Licence has to be returned.

An administrative fee of $20 payable by cheque is to be made to the Comptroller of Property Tax.

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.

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 2 Jan 2014, the licence will expire on 31 Dec 2014. If your licence has expired and you did not renew, you must re-apply for a new licence.

Renewing Your Appraiser's Licence

  • Download the form Appraiser's Licence (Lands and Buildings) Renewal (71KB)
  • Submit the form with the relevant supporting documents (as stated in the form) to:
    The Comptroller of Property Tax
    Appraiser Licensing
    Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
    55 Newton Road
    Singapore 307987

Fees for Renewal of Appraiser's Licence

A licence fee of $125 is to be made payable to the Comptroller of Property Tax when you are informed that your application is successful.

GIRO payment is not available as an application for renewal requires the submission of supporting documents.

Renewal Processing Time

It takes four weeks to process an application.

Searching for Licensed Appraisers

To find licensed appraisers, use our Search for Licensed Appraisers e-Service . Enter the name of the appraiser whom you are searching and click on 'Query'.

Contact Information

If you have any further enquiries, please call us on +65 6351 2465 / +65 6351 2451 or email us .

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