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

State Auction License Required: Yes

State License Required for Online-Only Auctions: Yes, if auctioneer and/or assets being sold are located in the state of West Virginia. Contact the Department of Agriculture for specific details.

Minimum Age: 18 

School/Apprenticeship Required: Yes

Bonding/ Insurance Required: $25,000

Licensing Period: One year, expires June 30.

Continuing Education Required: Six hours annually.

Fees: Exam $50, License/Application $100, Renewal $50.

Reciprocity: AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA

State Auctioneers Association:

State Real Estate Contact:

State Agency Contact:

West Virginia Department of Agriculture-

Auctioneer Program

1900 Kanawha Blvd., Room E-28

Charleston, WV 25305


*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association