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Vehicle Appraiser Certificate

General Information

A Vehicle Appraiser Certificate allows a person to assess the value of vehicles.

To Apply

You must:  

  • Complete a Vehicle Appraiser Certificate Application (Form # 6610);
  • Give an explanation and attach proof of at least two years of experience in any of the following areas:
    • Estimating new or used vehicles;
    • Doing repair or insurance estimating;
    • Running a wrecking or salvage yard;
    • Carrying out sheriff's bills of sale; and
    • Pay the application fee of $100.
Turn in your completed application, supporting documents and payment by mail or in person to:
Driver and Motor Vehicle Services
Business Regulation
1905 Lana Ave NE 
Salem, OR 97314

Service counter hours are 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday (except for statewide and holiday closures). 

Contact DMV Business Regulations at 503-945-5052 for more information.


Certificates are valid for three years. To renew your certificate, submit a completed Vehicle Appraiser Certificate Application (Form # 6610) and pay the $100 fee. If you don't renew the certificate within 60 days after it expires, you must also include proof of two years of experience.
Contact Us
DMV Business Regulation Section
East Annex Building 
1965 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314
Mailing Address:  
Business Regulation
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314
Phone: 503-945-5052 Business Licensing
Phone: 503-945-5281 Dealer Investigations
DMV Business Regulation can only accept cash or checks in the exact amount of the transaction.  We cannot accept debit/credit card payments at this time.

Business Regulation will be closed on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM for an all staff meeting.

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, except for Thursdays.​
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