Click on the appropriate form for a checklist of requirements. You can complete the form online, print and mail it to the board office.
To qualify for a reciprocal license in Louisiana, you must reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, or West Virginia and be currently licensed in your home state.
If you are holding an auction in East Baton Rouge Parish, you will also need to apply directly to them for an auction license. The information for that license is located on the 'Laws / Rules' page under 'Auction Information'.
Forms were mailed the first week of October to the address on file for each licensee and business. If you didn't receive yours, they are available here.
Use this form to report a name change to the board. Name Change Request
In order to hold an auction in East Baton Rouge parish, you must apply for an auction license directly from them in addition to your LA Auctioneer's license.
For additional information contact the Department of Finance, Revenue Division at 225-389-3084.
Applicants are contacted by the board office to schedule the examination prior to the board meeting. Residents, Apprentices who have completed their apprenticeship, and Non-residents must
sit for the examination. Only Reciprocal applicants are exempt from the exam.
To prepare for the examination, you will want to study the Auctioneer laws, rules, and auction information.
All applicants will be notified of approval or denial of licenses. Applicants failing the exam may schedule to retest. Any applicant wishing to retest must submit an additional testing fee of $75.00
There is currently no examination for Auction Business Applicants.
Auction Louisianne, Inc. and Carr Appraisal & Estate Sale Services, Inc. offer several valuable services. We appraise personal property and specialize in antiques, collectibles and decorative arts.