REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR

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

Texas Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become an Texas Home Inspector

  • Texas professional inspector education requirements: 394 hours
  • Inspections: 40 hours of field training (included in 394 hours)
  • Exam Required: NHIE plus Texas specific exam
  • Application Fee: $130 (other fees may apply)
  • Minimum age requirement: 18
  • Insurance Requirements: Liability insurance with a minimum of $100,000 per occurrence and an aggregate annual total of a minimum of $100,000
  • Background check may be required
  • Fingerprinting is required
  • Citizen of the United States or a lawfully admitted alien

Home Inspection License Expiration: Every two years from date of issuance

Texas Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 16 hours annually, 32 total hours per renewal cycle

Texas State Licensing Board

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How to Become a Home Inspector

How to Become a Home Inspector

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