SOUTH CAROLINA HOME INSPECTOR LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

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

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