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South Dakota Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become a South Dakota Home Inspector

  • South Dakota home inspection education hours: 40 hours
  • Exam Required: NHIE
  • Inspections required: 100 (for a Licensed Home Inspector)
  • Application Fee: $200 (other fees may apply)
  • Previous Experience: Registered Home Inspector - none, Licensed Home Inspector - at least 1 year as a Registered Home Inspector
  • Notarized application is not required
  • Background check is required (state and federal)
  • No minimum age requirement
  • High School or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: 11/30 every two years

South Dakota Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 24 hours every two years

South Dakota State Licensing Board

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