These materials are made available to those who registered for the January 25, 2023 Appraiser Certification Workshop.

Click below to download the documents:

Overview: Links to Ethics and Sample Document

First Party Insurance Appraisal Compendium, 2014, Prepared by members of the American College of Coverage and Extra Contractual Counsel and shared with the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc.


Following successful completion of the workshop, you can apply to become a WIND Certified Appraiser ® by following the steps below. You must attend both workshop sessions to qualify: make sure you scan to in to both sessions.

1. Make sure your WIND Membership is current:

2. Read and agree to comply with the ethical rules for appraiser as adopted and published by WIND. You will be asked to indicate agreement in the application.

3. Complete a security/background check from one of the following:
FDLE (Florida residents only)

You can upload your background check results with your application or email them to

4. Use this link to submit your three-year application fee of $250 for the Appraiser certification:

When all documents and payment have been submitted, your application will be reviewed. You will receive a confirmation and be listed in the Appraiser Directory. We will send you a graphic badge for your use and can generate a paper certificate on request.

If you are applying for both WIND Certified Umpire® and WIND Certified Appraiser®, use this link: