State Regulations

The National Home Inspector Examination is currently adopted and/or recognized by twenty-nine states for home inspector regulation. It is also a membership requirement for the Alberta Professional Home Inspectors SocietyAmerican Society of Home Inspectors, Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors, California Real Estate Inspection Association , Hawaii Association of Home Inspectors and is also reimbursed by the US Veterans’ Administration.

Click on the state to view regulations.

*This is provided as a resource; please confirm any information with the regulating body for your state to ensure you are following the guidelines and requirements to become a Home Inspector in your state.

(Red States are regulated and use the NHIE as a part of the licensing requirements, Blue states are not regulated, Light Gray states are regulated and may or may not use the NHIE as a part of the licensing requirements)

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