OAR 735-158-0005
Vehicle Appraiser Education Program


Training Requirements. The Vehicle Appraiser Education Program is a non-vocational training program designed for individuals who need a vehicle appraiser certificate as a condition of employment, as described in OAR 735-158-0000 (Vehicle Appraiser Certificate)(2). The training, conducted by DMV-approved instructors, provides education on the basic skills and minimum knowledge required to appraise vehicles in Oregon. The training is a minimum of four hours and covers:


Oregon laws and administrative rules applicable to certified vehicle appraisers and the appraisal of vehicles, including but not limited to:


Privileges granted by an appraiser certificate and certificate renewal;


Reporting requirements and appraisal-related forms; and


Procedures and requirements regarding the towing of vehicles from a public right-of-way or private property, and the disposition of vehicles when towed.


Accepted appraisal methods, determining vehicle value and how to recognize high-value vehicles and collector cars; and


Resources of information relating to vehicle appraisers and the appraisal of vehicles. For example, information may be obtained from associations, car clubs, publications, vehicle valuation guides, seminars, or websites.


Individuals who successfully complete the training program will receive a statement of completion from the training instructor. The statement may be submitted to DMV as proof of work experience required under OAR 735-158-0010 (Vehicle Appraiser Education Program; Instructor Qualifications; Requirements) when applying for a vehicle appraiser certificate.

Source: Rule 735-158-0005 — Vehicle Appraiser Education Program, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=735-158-0005.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 735-158-0005’s source at or​.us