Paths to Designated Membership
The MAI designation is held by individuals who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions. To pursue MAI Designated membership, one must be a general Candidate for Designation.
The SRA designation is held by individuals who are experienced in the analysis and valuation of residential real property. To pursue SRA Designated membership, one must be a residential Candidate for Designation.
*In January 2016 a 45-Day Notice will be released. One item in this notice will include a possible delay regarding implementation of the Residential Comprehensive Examination. The AI Board of Directors will consider this item at its February 18-19, 2016 meeting. If the Residential Comprehensive Examination is delayed we will let those Candidates affected know immediately after this meeting. If you have questions, please contact Admissions.
Note: SRA Designated Membership Chart (for those who entered the residential Candidate program prior to 1/1/2016)
For those pursuing both MAI and SRA Designated memberships simultaneously. To pursue Dual Designated membership, one must be a residential and general Candidate for Designation.
The AI-GRS designation is a new designation program aimed at providing professional general reviewers with the knowledge and skills needed to satisfy issues related to due diligence and risk management often requested by their employers and clients.
The AI-RRS designation is a new designation program aimed at providing professional residential reviewers with the knowledge and skills needed to satisfy issues related to due diligence and risk management often requested by their employers and clients.
AI-GRS and AI-RRS Designation Requirements Chart For AI Designated Members
Current, MAI, SRA, SRPA, and RM Designated members interested in pursuing the general or residential review designations. Must be a residential review and/or general review Candidate for Designation to pursue a review designation.
Alternative requirements to obtain AI's MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, and AI-RRS Designations. Alternative tracks available for those who hold other credentials.
AACI - Appraisal Institute of Canada
CRA - Appraisal Institute of Canada
CIS HypZert (F) - HypZert GmbH (Germany)
CCIM - CCIM Institute
LREA Certification - Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (Japan)
IAAO Accredited Member - International Association of Assessing Officers
IFA - National Association of Independant Fee Appraisers
RPRA - American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
ARM - American Society of Appraisers
Many Appraisal Institute professionals who have demonstrated knowledge, experience and commitment to the profession also hold the SRPA, SREA or RM designations. The Appraisal Institute's predecessor organizations offered these designations prior to AI's formation in 1991.
Remaining requirements for designation for Candidates for Designation.
Update your current category to a different category.
Designated members and Candidates for Designation who want to enter a path to pursue an additional designation.
Request and extension related to Candidate Attendance, Annual Minimum Progress, expiring Timelines for Designation, etc.
Admissions related fees for the Candidate program.
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