Auction School: Western College of Auctioneering is not currently an approved auction school in the State of Ohio.

State Auction License Required: Yes

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: No

Minimum Age: 18

School/Apprenticeship Required: Yes

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $25,000

Licensing Period: Two years, expires June 30 (last names starting with A-J and X-Z renew in odd-numbered years and names beginning with K-W renew in even numbered years).

Continuing Education Required: Yes, eight hours every two years

Fees: Exam $25, License/Renewal $200

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

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Ohio Dept. of Agriculture- Auctioneer Program

8995 E. Main St

Reynoldsburg, OH 43068


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association