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Virginia State Home Inspector Regulations

Legislation: Code of Virginia 54.1-517.2. It goes into effect
on July 1, 2003
Governing Body: Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors
Definitions: This is a voluntary certification law. No person may call themselves a certified Virginia home inspector without meeting the requirements as set out by the board.

Qualifications for becoming a Certified Home Inspector

Education & Experience

a) Complete 35 hours of education and perform 100 inspections
b) Complete 70 hours of education and perform 50 inspections


a) Pass the National Home Inspectors Exam


Training Provider:

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


Last updated: 7/23/14