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Alabama Professional Development Online Courses

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Alabama Home Inspection Requirements

Learn about the home inspection courses and qualifications needed for certification and renewal in Alabama. 

Requirements to Become an Alabama Home Inspector:

The State of Alabama Building Commission establishes the Alabama Home Inspector Licensing Requirements.

  • Alabama home inspection education hours:  120 hours (effective March 15, 2020)
  • Inspections:  Participation in 35 home inspections (effective March 15, 2020)
  • Exam required: ASHI and NHIE 
  • Application fee: $300 
  • Other
    • Draft home inspection reports for 25 home inspections, 10 of which must be reviewed and corrected by a qualified home inspector (effective March 15, 2020)
    • Applicant must meet one of four professional qualifications. See full details.
  • Insurance requirements: Obtain bodily injury and property damage liability insurance covering the applicant’s home inspection operations in the sum of not less than $20,000 for injury or damage to property; $50,000 for injury or damage, including death, to any one person; $100,000 for injury or damage, including death, to more than one person; and $250,000 of errors and omissions coverage.
  • Notarized application is required. Background check and fingerprints are not required. 

Home Inspection License Expiration: 12/31 every year (filed by 10/1)

Home Inspection Continuing Education Requirements: No CE required for renewal