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Instructions for Non-Resident Applicants or Applicants Applying for Reciprocity

Instructions for Non-Resident Applicants or Applicants Applying for Reciprocity

There are some additional requirements and instructions for non-resident applicants or applicants applying for reciprocity

 1. WAIVER OF APPRENTICESHIP AND EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NONRESIDENT/RESIDENT APPLICANTS WHO ARE LICENSED IN A RECIPROCAL STATE. 

At present, the states with which Ohio has reciprocity include: ARKANSAS, ALABAMA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, INDIANA, ILLINOIS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CAROLINA, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, TENNESEE, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRIGINIA. In addition to the regular application and a $25,000 bond, you must file the following forms and proofs:

a. Letter of certificate of auctioneer license from your state licensing agency verifying one year experience, either as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer. Certification must include verification of good standing in the reciprocal state.

b. If you are a resident of Ohio applying via reciprocity: you must provide a letter of good standing from a reciprocal state showing license in good standing for a period of two years and proof of the conduct of at least twelve auctions in the reciprocal state. The proof may be in the form of advertisements or sale bills that include your name as auctioneer. (ORC 4707.07 (D); 4707.12; 4707.13)


2. APPLICATION FOR A ONE AUCTION LICENSE FOR A NON-RESIDENT

If you are a non-resident applicant and do not have a license in a state that Ohio has a reciprocal agreement, you may apply for a one time license. In addition to the regular application and a $50,000 bond, you must file the following forms and proofs:

a. Proof, to the satisfaction of the Division of having personally conducted at least twelve auction sales within a two-year period immediately preceding application.

b. Such proof may be in the form of sale bills, advertising contracts or other written or printed documents pertaining to such sales. (ORC 4707.072; 4707.13)

PLEASE NOTE: WAIVER OF STANDARD APPRENTICESHIP AND/OR EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS SHALL BE SOLELY AT THE DISCRETION OF THE DIVISION

RECIPROCAL LICENSING STATES

ALABAMA State Board of Auctioneers
2777 Zelda Rd
Montgomery, AL 36106
Keith E. Warren
Phone (334) 269-9990
Fax (334) 263-6115
ALAUCBD@aol.com
MISSISSIPPI Auctioneer Commission
P.O. Box 5088
Jackson, MS 39296-5088
Kam Remsen, Executive Director
Phone (601) 364-2384
Fax (601) 364-2387
auction@netdoor.com
ARKANSAS Auctioneers Licensing Board
101 E. Capitol, Suite 112B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Kristy Arnold, Secretary
Phone (501) 682-1156
Fax (501) 682-1158.
kristy.arnold@arkansas.gov
NORTH CAROLINA Auctioneer Licensing Board
108 Ber Creek Dr.
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Teresa Watson, Executive Director
Phone (919)567-2844
Fax (919)567-2865
info@ncalb.org
FLORIDA Board of Auctioneers
1940 North Monroe Str
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0762
Phone (850) 487-1395
Fax (850) 922-2918
callcenter@dbpr.state.fl.us
PENNSYLVANIA State Board of
Auctioneer Examiners
Post Office Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Terri Kocher, Board Administrator
Phone(717) 783-3397
Fax (717) 705-5540
st-auctioneer@state.pa.us
GEORGIA Auctioneers Examining Board
Businesses and Occupations
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Steve Lindsey, Executive Director
Phone (478) 207-2440
Fax (478) 207-1354 
SOUTH CAROLINA Department of LLC
SC State Auctioneers Comm
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29211-1329
Molly Price, Program Administrator
Phone (803) 896-4853
Fax (803) 896-4484
molly.price@llr.sc.gov 
ILLINOIS Division of Professional Regulation
Auction Division
500 E. Monroe Ste 500
Springfield, IL 62701
Susan Sigourney, Administrative
Assistant
Phone (217) 785-9640
Fax (217) 782-2549
Susan.Sigourney@illinois.gov
TENNESSEE Auctioneer Commission
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1152
Phone (615) 741-3236
Fax (615) 741-3236
INDIANA Auctioneer Commission
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2700
Jeanette Langford, Director
Phone (317) 234-3009
Fax (317) 233-4236
pla11@pla.in.gov
TEXAS Dept. of Licensing & Regulation
Consumer Protection & Enforcement Div. (TDLR)
Box 12157, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
Becky Sharp, Licensing Analyst
Phone (512) 463-6599
Fax (512) 475-2871
auctioneers@license.state.tx.us 
KENTUCKY Board of Auctioneers
9112 Leesgate Road, Suite 5
Louisville, KY 40222
Ken Hill, Executive Director
Phone (502) 429-7145
Fax (502) 429-7147
auctioneers@ky.gov
VIRGINIA Auctioneers Board
Perimeter Center, Suite 400
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
Marion Brooks, Administrator
Phone (804) 367-8500
Fax (804) 367-4294
auctioneers@dpor.state.va.us
LOUISIANA Auctioneers Licensing Board
11736 Newcastle Avenue, Bldg. 2, Suite C
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Sandy Edmonds, Executive Assistant
Phone (225) 295-8420
Fax (225) 372-8584
Sandy@lalb.org 
WEST VIRGINIA Dept. of Agriculture
Auctioneer Program
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305
Lisa Carpenter
Phone (304) 558-3550
Fax (304) 558-0451