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

State Auction License Required: Yes, additionally some counties and municipalities may require a permit or licensing.

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: Yes

Minimum Age: 18

School/ Apprenticeship Required: Yes

Bonding/ Insurance: Yes, $30 to Recovery Fund

Licensing Period: Annually, expires June 30th

Continuing Education Required: Yes, six hours annually

Fees: Exam ($125), License ($155)

Reciprocity: AL, AR, FL, GA, IN, LA, MA, MS, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV, WI

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Kentucky Board of Auctioneers

656 Chamberlain Ave., Ste. B

Frankfurt, KY 40601


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association

Auctioneer License Requirements by State

In the United States, auctioneer license requirements vary from state to state. Please visit our Auctioneer License Requirements by State page for additional licensing laws and auction resources for each state.