REGISTER AS A VALUER


REGISTER AS A VALUER

Individuals with the required qualifications are welcome to register with the Valuers Council of Zimbabwe.

For the purpose of registering a person in terms of Valuation Act 1996, the following qualifications shall be recognized by the Council—

(a) professional membership of an institute which the Ministry of Local Government and Urban and Rural Development may, after consultation with the Council, prescribe; or

(b) a degree in valuation and estate management, land economics or the equivalent, obtained from a university, polytechnic or other institution of higher learning which the Ministry of Local Government and Urban and Rural Development may, after consultation with the Council, prescribe; or

(c) any other diploma or examination which the Ministry of Local Government and Urban and Rural Development may, after consultation with the Council, prescribe.

An application for registration shall be made to the Registrar of Valuers and shall be accompanied by such documents and information, including evidence of identity, and such fee, as may be prescribed.

The Registrar of Valuers may and, when so directed by the council, shall require a statement made in an application for registration or in connection with an application for registration to be supported by an affidavit.

All applications will be processed in terms of Part IV of the Valuers Act 1996.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

(1) Post-qualification employment in Zimbabwe for a period of not less than three years working under the supervision of a valuer and engaged for that period in the valuation of immovable property.

(2) Employment outside Zimbabwe in such occupation and for such periods considered by the Council to provide substantially similar post-qualification experience as that required in Zimbabwe, coupled with at least six months’ experience in a valuer’s office in Zimbabwe in the valuation of immovable property:

Provided that the Council may, under special circumstances, waive the requirement of six months’ experience in the case of a person in the service of the Government of Zimbabwe or a local authority.

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