NEW YORK HOME INSPECTOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

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

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A NEW YORK HOME INSPECTOR

  • New York home inspection education hours: 140 hours
  • Inspections: 40 hours field (included in 140 hours)
  • Exam Required: NYS Exam
  • Application Fee: $250 (other fees may apply)
  • Insurance Requirements: General liability for a minimum of $150,000 per occurrence and $500,000 aggregate
  • Notarized application, background check, and fingerprints are not required
  • No minimum age requirement
  • High School Diploma or GED is required
Home Inspection License Expiration: 12/31 every two years

NEW YORK HOME INSPECTOR CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 24 hours every two years

NEW YORK STATE LICENSING BOARD