Join the recognized authorities on professional personal property appraising

Applicants remain Candidates for membership until education and experience requirements are fulfilled. Candidates for membership are not included in the ISA Find an Appraiser online member directory. Members are exclusively permitted to display their ISA designation in marketing their services.

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Save $235 with Dual Registration

Register for the ISA Core Course in Appraisal Studies when you join and we'll waive the $150 processing fee plus take $85 off the course registration fee! 

Application requirements

  • Application and fees
  • Four character references
  • Resumé 

Membership requirements

  • Three years of market-related experience in chosen specialty
  • Complete the ISA Core Course in Appraisal Studies 
  • Complete the Personal Property Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) course and pass the exam
  • Agree to abide the ISA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

Student Affiliate

Dues Rate: $100
Processing Fee: $0
Membership Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled and in good standing in an accredited university, college or other educational program
  • Provide proof of student status via document upload upon application for membership. Proof may consist of a picture of a student ID, enrollment confirmation email, course schedule, letter from adviser, etc.
  • Applicants must enter an anticipated graduation date during application.
  • Student Affiliate membership will carry a 6-year limit

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