According to a declaratory statement by G. W. Harrell, Florida DBPR
Director, on March 28, 2013, a Florida-licensed home inspector:
- "may inspect, sample, and identify visible mold, assuming the
visible mold discovered during the home inspection is less 10 square
feet in area," and
- "is allowed to advertise mold testing, sampling, and inspections
within the scope of licensure as a home inspector, so long as he/she
does not use the terms 'certified mold assessor,' 'registered mold
assessor,' 'licensed mold assessor,' 'mold assessor,' 'professional mold
assessor,' or any combination thereof stating or implying licensure as a
- Read the statement as a PDF download.
- Visit the DBPR website for details on becoming a Mold Assessor
Florida Mold Licensing
Become an InterNACHI-Certified Mold Inspector
You may become an InterNACHI-Certified Mold Inspector by completing our free, online mold course.
Become IAC2 Mold Certified
Become a Mold Inspector certified by IAC2, International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants.
Continuing Education for FL-Licensed Home Inspectors
Everything for Florida Home Inspectors