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New Jersey State Home Inspector Regulations

Legislation: Chapter 8 of Title 45
Governing Body: Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Qualifications to Become a Licensed Home Inspector

a) High School Graduate
b) Complete 180 hours of an approved course of study.  40 of the hours must be unpaid inspections in the presence of a New Jersey licensed home inspector of the school. 
c) Pass the National Home Inspectors Examination administered by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors (EBPHI);

Correspondence courses are not approved for pre-licensing education, but can be used for continuing education. 


a) Perform 250 inspections in the direct supervision of a licensed home inspector

a) Must acquire E & O insurance in the amount of $500,000, per occurrence. The original certificate of insurance must be sent directly from the insurance provider


Training Provider: Approval Pending

American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Phone: 800-441-9411


Last updated: 7/28/14