Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor (SAMA)

You need a Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor license if you hold a contract with a city or township that requires SAMA as shown on the Jurisdictional License Level List.
  • SAMA Requirements - Education and assessment experience requirements to obtain a Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor license are listed on the SAMA Requirements document. 
  • SAMA Application is located on the Assessors Licensing System. You will need to Sign in to access the application. All SAMA applications are reviewed by the board for approval at the next board meeting.

Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessors (SAMA) may perform all duties required in the classification and appraisal of real and personal property for property tax purposes.

One of the final requirements to become a Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessor is the oral Interview with the board.  To arrange your oral interview with the board send an email to and request that your oral interview be scheduled for the next available board meeting.

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