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Connecticut Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become a Connecticut Home Inspector

Connecticut’s home inspector registration is two-tiered:  Home Inspector Intern Permit and Home Inspector License.  Inspectors must first complete the requirements for the Home Inspector Intern Permit prior to completing the requirements to obtain a Home Inspector License.

  • Connecticut home inspection education hours: 40 hours (intern permit only)
  • Exam Required:  NHIE (license only)
  • Home Inspections: 10 directly supervised inspections followed by 90 indirectly supervised inspections (license only)
  • Application Fee: $220 (intern permit)/$290 (license) (other fees may apply)
  • Insurance Requirements: E&O insurance equal to or greater than $50,000, and liability insurance equal to or greater than $250,000
  • Notarized application is required
  • Background is not required, but need to disclose
  • Fingerprints are not required
  • No minimum age requirement
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: 6/30 every two years (odd)

Connecticut Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 20 hours every two years (odd)

Connecticut State Licensing Board

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