REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR

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

Tennessee Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become a Tennessee Home Inspector

  • Tennessee home inspection education hours: 90 hours
  • Exam Required: NHIE
  • Application Fee: $300 (other fees may apply)
  • Minimum age requirement: 18
  • Insurance Requirements: General Liability of $500,000; E&O coverage in an amount to cover all home inspection activities
  • Notarized application, background check, and fingerprints are not required
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: Every two years from date of issuance (submission between 120 and 30 days prior to expiration)

Tennessee Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 32 hours every two years

Tennessee State Licensing Board

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How to Become a Home Inspector

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