REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR

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

Ohio Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become an Ohio Home Inspector

  • The Ohio Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing will begin enforcing licensing on July 1, 2021.  The board is not accepting the grandfathered license.  The grandfathered license cannot be offered unless a law is enacted by the Ohio Legislature.  Nothing is in place at this time.  Please visit Ohio’s Home Inspector Program for more information about the new home inspector licensing law.
  • Ohio home inspection education hours: 80 hours
  • Inspections: 40 hours of curriculum experience plus one peer review or 10 parallel inspections
  • Exam Required: NHIE
  • Application Fee: $250 (other fees may apply)
  • Background check and fingerprints are required
  • Home Inspection License Expiration: Every three years

Ohio Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 42 hours every three years

Ohio State Licensing Board

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