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: Contact state agency for details.

State Auctioneers Association: http://www.wvaa.org

State Real Estate Contact: https://rec.wv.gov

State Agency Contact:

West Virginia Department of Agriculture-

Auctioneer Program

1900 Kanawha Blvd., Room E-28

Charleston, WV 25305

304.558.3550

https://agriculture.wv.gov/licenses/auctioneer-licenses/

*Courtesy in part of: The National Auctioneers Association