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NORTH CAROLINA HOME INSPECTION LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR
The first step is to understand the licensing or certification requirements for your state.
North Carolina Home Inspector License Requirements
Requirements to Become a North Carolina Home Inspector
North Carolina home inspection education hours: 120 hours
Inspections: 80 hours field with 10 site visits
Exam Required: NC Exam
Application Fee: $35 (other fees may apply)
Insurance Requirements: General Liability for a minimum of $250,000 plus one of the following: a) minimum net assets (somewhere between $5k and $10k); b) a bond (somewhere between $5k and $10k); or c) E&O Insurance for $250,000
Notarized application and fingerprints are not required
Background check is required
No minimum age requirement
High School Diploma or GED is required
Home Inspection License Expiration: Annually on 9/30
North Carolina Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 93B-8.1 Use of criminal history records states an individual with a criminal history may petition a board at any time, including before an individual starts or completes any mandatory education or training requirements, for a predetermination of whether the individual’s criminal history will likely disqualify the individual from obtaining a license.
All applicants with a criminal history should secure a complete criminal records check from an authorized source and upload it to their application record. All applicants are referred to the Board’s Application Evaluation Committee for an initial determination. The Committee then makes its recommendations to the Board.
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