The first step is to understand the licensing or certification requirements for your state.

Massachusetts Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become a Massachusetts Home Inspector

  • Massachusetts home inspection education hours: 75 hours
  • Inspections: 25 home inspections in the presence of a licensed home inspector
  • Exam Required: NHIE
  • Application Fee: $225
  • Insurance Requirements: E&O for a minimum of $250,000
  • Passport sized photo taken within one year is required
  • Notarized application and a background check is required. Fingerprints are not required. No minimum age requirement.
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: Every two years

Massachusetts Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 12 hours by May 31 biennially, even years

Massachusetts State Licensing Board

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