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Connecticut Home Inspector License Requirements
Requirements to Become a Connecticut Home Inspector
Connecticut’s home inspector registration is two-tiered: Home Inspector Intern Permit and Home Inspector License. Inspectors must first complete the requirements for the Home Inspector Intern Permit prior to completing the requirements to obtain a Home Inspector License.
Connecticut home inspection education hours: 40 hours (intern permit only)
Exam Required: NHIE (license only)
Home Inspections: 10 directly supervised inspections followed by 90 indirectly supervised inspections (license only)
Application Fee: $220 (intern permit)/$290 (license) (other fees may apply)
Insurance Requirements: E&O insurance equal to or greater than $50,000, and liability insurance equal to or greater than $250,000
Notarized application is required
Background is not required, but need to disclose
Fingerprints are not required
No minimum age requirement
High School Diploma or GED is required
Home Inspection License Expiration: 6/30 every two years (odd)
Connecticut Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements
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