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

State Auction License Required: Yes.

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: No.

Minimum Age: 18 years old.

School/Apprenticeship Required: Yes.

Bonding/ Insurance: $10,000.

Licensing Period: 24 months from the last day of the month in which the license is issued.

Continuing Education Required: Yes, six hours per renewal period.

Fees: Exam $40, License $25, Renewal $55.

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

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

Virginia Auctioneers Board

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 102

Richmond, Virginia 23233


*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.