State Board of Auctioneer Examiners 
Licensure Information

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Board Services: ** For your convenience, you may download the Request for Changes to an Individual License to report a name change, address change or to request a duplicate license.
  • Rules and regulations - A hard copy is available from the Board office upon request.  Remember to include your mailing address with your request.
  • Name Change - Will be made only when a copy of an official document (marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order) is submitted with a letter of request.  The fee for a duplicate license is $5.00 (check or money order) payable to the Commonwealth of PA. A corrected license will only be sent if requested and paid for.
  • Address Change - Written requests should include the old address, new address and license number and/or Social Security number.  The Board must be notified within 10 days of any change in address. The fee for a duplicate license is $5.00 (check or money order) payable to the Commonwealth of PA. A corrected license will only be sent if requested and paid for.
  • Request for Certification of Licensure - A written request (which must include name, current address, phone number, license number, Social Security number) must be forwarded to the Board office OR you may submit your request on the Board's form Request for Certification of Licensure. This form may be downloaded or requested by calling the Board office at 717-783-3397. 

Certification will ONLY be mailed directly to another State or jurisdiction's licensing authority or another regulatory authority, via the U.S. Postal Service. Mailing time is approximately 7-10 business days.

If expedited delivery of License Certification is desired, an overnight delivery, postage-paid envelope (obtained from the U.S. Postal service only) addressed to the agency where the completed certification should be mailed, MUST be included.


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Board application forms are available to be downloaded.  Select a link from the list below to view the document.

You may request any application by e-mail

Application for Apprentice Auctioneer License
Application to Change Sponsor
Application for License by Reciprocity
Application for Examination Eligibility for Non-Residents
Application for a Special License

Application for Sponsor

Application for an Auction Company License 

Application for an Auction House License 

Application for Approved Course of Study
Application for Trading Assistant

Auction List Form 

Request for Certification of License
Request for Changes to an Individual License

Request for Changes to an Auction Company or Auction House
Request for Bond Form

Questions regarding practice of this profession may be directed to the State Board of Auctioneer Examiners, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2649, (717) 783-3397. e-mail:

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Board Examination Information:

Auctioneer Licensing Examination 

The Pennsylvania Auctioneer Exam is now conducted on a regular basis throughout the year and can be scheduled, as needed. 

For more information, visit the web site for the testing service,
Professional Credential Services, Inc. at the link below:

Professional Credential Services, Inc.

Professional Credential Services, Inc. (PCS)
P.O. Box 198689
Nashville, TN  37219-8689

Phone 1-877-887-9727

Completed examination applications and examination fees are submitted directly to PCS.  The exam fee is $220.00 for first- time candidates and $170.00 for repeat candidates.  (Fees subject to change, please verify the correct fee amount with PCS, prior to submitting your application).  Please pay by certified check or money order made payable to Professional Credential Services/PA Auctioneer.

PLEASE NOTE: Pursuant to the Board's regulations at 49 Pa. Code ยง1.23(c) If an applicant fails the examination once, the applicant may take the next scheduled examination or the examination following the next scheduled examination. If an applicant fails the licensure examination twice, the Board, upon notice to the applicant, may require the applicant to complete additional training approved by the Board.

Appy to request the Board's approval to sit for the examination a third or subsequent time


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License renewal cycle and fees:

All licenses or registrations issued by the Board expire February 28 of every odd-numbered year. 

The Board office will mail out renewal reminders to your address of record, approximately 60 days prior to the expiration date of your license. You will need to follow the instructions provided in the reminder to renew your license on-line or to obtain a paper renewal application. The Postal Service does not forward licenses.

Trading Assistant Registation


Auctioneer Apprentice


Auction House




Auction Company


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State Board of Auctioneer Examiners
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-3397
Fax - (717) 705-5540

Modified Date: 04/29/2014 09:32 AM