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

State Auction License Required: Yes

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: Yes

Minimum Age: No age requirement 

School/Apprenticeship Required: Yes, 20 credit hours from approved school, apprentice for 2 years AND 30 auctions.

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $5,000

Licensing Period: Two years, expires February 28 of odd years.

Continuing Education Required: No

Fees: Application/License, $50, Renewal $260. Refer to 1.41 of the regulation for more fees.

Reciprocity: “The Board has the authority to grant licensure by reciprocity to applicants for auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer. To be eligible for licensure by reciprocity, a person must be licensed in good standing as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer in another state and provide payment for application fee and a properly certified copy of the license issued to the applicant by the applicant’s current licensing state.” Refer to Section 12 of the law

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Pennsylvania State Board of Auctioneer Examiners

P.O. Box 2649

Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association