​WIND Credential Programs


WIND Appraiser
Certification Program®


What Is a WIND Certified Appraiser®
The WIND Certified Appraiser Program® was introduced in 2012 to enhance the professionalism and ethics of property insurance appraisers. ​Learn​ more

Become a WIND Certified Appraiser® 
​​Each year, hundreds of property insurance claims professionals complete the four-hour WIND Certified Appraiser® program taught annually at the Windstorm Insurance Conference. The next WIND Certified Appraiser Program classes will be offered at the 2019 Windstorm Insurance Conference. ​Learn more

WIND Certified Appraiser Code of Ethics®
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WIND Umpire
Certification Program®


What is a Property Insurance Umpire?
A property insurance umpire is a competent, disinterested, impartial individual who is charged with making a decision regarding the value of property or the amount of a property loss.  Learn More.

What Is a WIND Certified Umpire®
The WIND Umpire Certification Program® was introduced in 2003 and is the first curriculum devoted to training professionals who serve as umpires in property insurance appraisals. The program is a valuable tool for those wanting to further their understanding of the appraisal process.

Become a WIND Certified Umpire®
​​​Each year, hundreds of property insurance claims professionals complete the four-hour WIND Certified Umpire® program. The next WIND Certified ​Umpire Program classes will be offered at the 2019 Windstorm Insurance Conference. 
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WIND Certified Umpire Code of Ethics®
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​WIND Designation Program


What Is a WIND Designee?
​The WIND Designation Program is not a certification class, but rather a distinct credential process for property and windstorm insurance claims professionals. Designees must meet high standards and are recognized for their experience, education, ethics, and engagement in the property insurance claims industry.  Learn More

Become a WIND Designee
The WIND Designation Program ​recognizes industry individuals who demonstrate professionalism and technical knowledge in the field of property and windstorm insurance claims.  Learn More