All IADA members must successfully pass a background investigation and business review. Investigative screening verifies education/training, work experience, financial responsibility, past or present criminal activity, existence of conflicts of interest, and client service satisfaction. The review focuses on the applicant’s automotive damage assessment and administrative skills.
There are several requirements mandated to maintain membership in the organization, including abiding by its Code of Ethics and Bylaws, and compliance with the 20-point Appraisal Program. As members of the most elite damage appraisal organization in the industry, IADA members are held to the highest of standards.