Learn about the home inspection courses and qualifications needed for certification and renewal in Florida.
Requirements to Become a Florida Home Inspector:
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation - Examination Information for Home Inspectors: Bureau of Education and Testing.
- Florida home inspection education hours: 120 hours
- Exam Required: NHIE/FABI/InterNACHI FL/CI-HPI
- Application Fee: $125
- Insurance Requirements: General liability insurance of no less than $300,000
- Notarized application is not required. Background check and fingerprints are required. No minimum age requirement.
Home Inspection License Expiration: 7/31 (even years)
Home Inspection Continuing Education Requirements: 14 hours every two years for all subsequent renewals (not necessary for the licensee’s initial renewal cycle)