2019 WIND Certification Applications

Submit your application by March 29 to become
a WIND Certified Appraiser and WIND Certified Umpire.
Submit your application by March 31 to become a WIND Certified Appraiser and WIND Certified Umpire.


What is a WIND
Certified Umpire?

A WIND Certified Umpire® is an individual who has successfully completed the four-hour WIND Umpire Certification class and who has successfully met the guidelines and application steps set forth by WIND to be officially recognized as a WIND Certified Umpire. 

These steps include an annual call for application process, state criminal background check, application fee, and current WIND membership. Once these steps are completed, the applicant will be listed in the WIND Umpire Certified Directory.

Steps to Becoming a WIND Certified Umpire:


1. Complete the four-hour WIND Certified Appraiser or WIND Certified Appraiser Recertification class at the 2019  Windstorm Insurance Conference. The certification period is active for three years from class completion date. For example, if you complete the class in January 2019 your certification period will renew in January 2022.

2. Join/renew as a current WIND Member. To remain current in the WIND Certified Umpire Directory, be sure to keep your WIND membership current.

3. Complete the WIND Certified Umpire Application. To access the WIND Certified Umpire application, you must be an active WIND member. The cost for a three years certification period is $350.

Access 2019 WIND Certified Umpire Application (This application is for 2019 class participants only) The deadline is March 29, 2019.

4. Complete and submit your FDLE (or state you reside) security/background check to WIND at info@windnetwork.com.


Show Off Your WIND Certified Umpire Status


Once completed, you will be listed in the WIND Certified Umpire Directory and receive a 2019 WIND Certified Umpire certificate and logo for your marketing materials.

Please allow up to ​​7 days processing time to appear in our online directories and receive your promotional materials.

Questions on Becoming a WIND Certified Umpire?
We’re here to help! Please contact us at info@windnetwork.com or 850.473.0601.


What is a WIND
Certified Appraiser?

A WIND Certified Appraiser® is an individual who has successfully completed the four-hour WIND Appraiser Certification class and who has successfully met the guidelines and application steps set forth by WIND to be officially recognized as a WIND Certified Appraiser. These steps include an application process and current WIND membership. Once completed, applicants will be listed in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory.

Steps to Becoming a WIND Certified Appraiser:


1. Complete the four-hour WIND Certified Appraiser or WIND Certified Appraiser Recertification class at the 2019 Windstorm Insurance Conference.

The certification period is active for three years from class completion date. For example, if you complete the class in January 2019 your certification period will renew in January 2022.

2. Join/renew as a current WIND Member. To remain current in the WIND Certified Umpire Directory, be sure to keep your WIND membership current.

3. Complete the WIND Certified Appraiser Application. To access the WIND Certified Appraiser application, you must be an active WIND member.

There is no fee for the WIND Certified Appraiser application. To remain current in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory, be sure to keep your WIND membership current.

Access WIND Certified  Appraiser Application  (This application is for 2019 class participants only) The deadline is March 29, 2019.


Show Off Your WIND Certified Appraiser Status


Once completed, you will be listed in the WIND Certified Appraiser Directory and receive a 2019 WIND Certified Appraiser certificate and logo for your marketing materials.

Please allow up to ​​7 days processing time to appear in our online directories and receive your promotional materials.

Questions on WIND Certified Appraisers?
We’re here to help! Please contact us at info@windnetwork.com or 850.473.0601.