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Requirement Information by State

License and Schooling requirements for Auctioneers vary by state. While Continental Auctioneers School is an approved Auctioneer School in most states, there are some states in which we are still working towards approval. Please be sure to review the state requirements listed below, and check with your state auctioneer licensing board if you have any additional questions.

StateLicense RequiredState TestSchool RequiredCAS Approved
AlabamaYesYesYes and apprenticeshipNo (pursuing approval)
AlaskaNoNoNoYes
ArizonaNoNoNoYes
ArkansasYesYesNoYes
CaliforniaNo (but Bond Required)NoNoYes
ColoradoNoNoNoYes
ConnecticutNo (some towns may)NoNoYes
DelawareNo (But need State business license)NoNoYes
FloridaYesNoYesYes
GeorgiaYesNoYesNo (Require 10 days Classroom Instruction)
HawaiiNoNoNoYes
IdahoNoNoNoYes
IllinoisYesYesNoYes
IndianaYesYesYesYes
IowaNo (Cattle and Livestock only)NoNoYes
KansasNoNoNoYes
KentuckyYesYesYesNo
LouisianaYesNoYesYes
MaineYesYesYesYes
MarylandNoNoNoYes
MassachusettsYesYesYesYes
MinnesotaYesNoNoYes
MichiganNoNoNoYes
MississippiYesYesYesYes
MissouriYesNoYesYes
MontanaNoNoNoYes
NebraskaNoNoNoYes
NevadaNo (But need State business license)NoNoYes
New HampshireYesYesYesYes
New JerseyNoNoNoYes
New MexicoNoNoNoYes
New YorkNoNoNoYes
North CarolinaYesYesYesNo (Pursuing approval)
North DakotaYesNoYesYes
OhioYesYesYesNo
OklahomaYesNoNoYes
OregonNoNoNoYes
PennsylvaniaYesYesYesNo (Pursuing approval)
Rhode IslandNoNoNoYes
South CarolinaYesYesYesNo
South DakotaNoNoNoYes
TennesseeYesYesYesNo (Approved for CE Only)
TexasYesYesYesYes
UtahNoNoNoYes
VermontYesNoYes (or apprenticeship)Yes
VirginiaYesYesYesYes
WashingtonNo (But must have Business License)NoYesYes
West VirginiaYesYesYesYes
WisconsinYesYesYesYes
WyomingNoNoNoYes