SOUTH CAROLINA LICENSE REQUIREMENTS​

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR

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

SOUTH CAROLINA HOME INSPECTOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A SOUTH CAROLINA HOME INSPECTOR

  • Home inspection education hours: no specified hours, but the course must be approved by the state
  • Exam Required: NHIE OR South Carolina specific exam
  • Application Fee: $80 (other fees may apply)
  • ♦ Notarized application is required
  • ♦ Background check required only with certain arrests/convictions
  • ♦ Fingerprints are not required
  • ♦ Social Security card and Driver’s License are required
  • Minimum age requirement: 18
  • Previous Experience: if applying without examination

Home Inspection License Expiration: 6/30 every two years (even)

SOUTH CAROLINA HOME INSPECTOR CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

♦ No continuing education is required for renewal

SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LICENSING BOARD

♦ South Carolina Residential Builders Commission establishes the South Carolina Home Inspector Licensing Requirements

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