Auction School: Western College of Auctioneering is an approved auction school in the State of Alabama.

State Auction License Required: Yes

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: No

Minimum Age: 18 for apprenticeship, 19 for auction license

School/ Apprenticeship Required: Yes. Education is required for one-year apprenticeship but not required if the apprentice served a two-year apprenticeship.

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $10,000

Licensing Period: Annually, expires September 30

Continuing Education Required: Six hours every odd numbered year. Licensees 65+ years are exempt.

Fees: Exam $150, License $200, Renewal $200

Reciprocity: AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Alabama State Board of Auctioneers

2777 Zelda Rd.

Montgomery, AL 36106


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association