Requirements

Membership Requirements

  • Applicants must be individuals. Company applications are not accepted.
  • All applicants and members agree to conform to the Equipment Appraisers Association of North America Code of Ethics and to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of
    The Appraisal Foundation.
  • Only Certified Senior Appraiser members may use the professional designation CSA and Association logo on their name cards. Companies may identify that they have CSA appraisers on staff on their letterheads and advertisements.Note: We will return any application that is not complete and/or legible.
    In the event that membership is denied the application fee will be returned less a $50.00 processing fee.

 

CSA – Certified Senior Appraiser

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  • Have a minimum of five (5) years current, on going, documented, market oriented machinery and equipment appraisal experience.
  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course.
  • Have sixty (60) hours of education related to appraisal valuation and methodology. The 15-hour USPAP Course may be a part of the sixty (60) hours.
  • Pass the EAANA Comprehensive Exam. Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Submit a redacted EAANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, in printed form (3 copies) or electronic pdf version for review. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • The Applicant must fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.

CSA Re-accreditation

  • Re-accredit every five (5) years to retain CSA designation.
  • Submit a redacted EAANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, in printed form (3 copies) or electronic pdf version for review. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • Complete the 7-hour USPAP Update or the 15 Hour USPAP Course every two (2) years.
  • Seventy (70) hours of credit are required to re-accredit every five years. A minimum of forty percent (40%) of the hours must be in continuing education, of which must include successful completion of either the 7-hour update or the15-hour USPAP course. Hours may be cumulative over a five (5) year period and credit will be given for professional development areas such as publishing, teaching, and organizational leadership.

CSA – Certified Senior Appraiser

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years current, on going, documented, market oriented machinery and equipment appraisal experience.
  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course.
  • Have sixty (60) hours of education related to appraisal valuation and methodology. The 15-hour USPAP Course may be a part of the sixty (60) hours.
  • Pass the EAANA Comprehensive Exam. Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Submit a redacted EAANA and USPAP compliant Appraisal Report, current within the past year, in printed form (3 copies) or electronic pdf version for review. The applicant must be the individual most responsible for the preparation/content of the report submitted, with redaction of all names and business entities required.
  • The Applicant must fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.

CM – Candidate Member

  • Complete and pass the 15-hour USPAP Course within a reasonable time after being accepted as a candidate.
  • Pass the EAANA Comprehensive Examination within a reasonable time after being accepted as a candidate.  Any proctoring fee incurred is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Fulfill financial obligations and supply required confidential references.

AM – Associate Member

Any person with interest in market oriented equipment appraising and EAANA may join as an Associate Member. Associate Members are non-appraisers and may not identify themselves as appraiser members of the Equipment Appraisers Association of North America.

EM- Emeritus Member

The Board of Directors may bestow this honor on a member who has exemplified meritorious service. The member would enjoy all association benefits.

HM- Honorary Member

Selected by the Board of Directors for outstanding service to EAANA