How to Become a Registered Home Inspector in Arkansas

InterNACHI is the world's leading association for home inspectors.  We provide free training, online testing and certification, business development, marketing support, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more.
InterNACHI School is accredited as a postsecondary education institution by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education to provide tuition-free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members in Arkansas. 

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Home Inspector Registration

To become a registered home inspector in Arkansas, you must complete an approved 80-hour classroom course and pass a state exam for home inspectors. At this time, InterNACHI does not currently have training scheduled.
To prepare for the state exam, you can take InterNACHI's Online Home Inspector Exam (free), take the InterNACHI State Exam Prep Course (free for members), and take InterNACHI's online courses (free for members).  

Insurance for Inspectors

To be a licensed home inspector in Arkansas, individuals must meet certain requirements for adequate insurance coverage. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit for information on how to sign up.


Free, Online Continuing Education Courses

Arkansas Home Inspection Board (AHIB) requires home inspectors to take Continuing Education to renew their license.

Arkansas Home Inspection Board (AHIB) approves approves InterNACHI® as a provider of free, online education courses for home inspectors in Arkansas. View AHIB approval of InterNACHI®.

As a condition of Arkansas registration renewal, each inspector shall complete 14 hours of Continuing Education during the training year preceding submission of his/her renewal application. 6 hours may be online, 8 hours must be completed in person.

Home Inspection Partner Schools

For a list of local schools that teach home inspector training classes, please click here.

Radon Tester Certification in Arkansas (online & free)

The Arkansas Department of Health does not certify, license or register individuals to perform radon testing or radon mitigation. Therefore, it's very important to market yourself as a Certified Radon Tester. Arkansas recommends that individuals who perform radon testing take NRPP-approved radon training. Visit the Arkansas website for details
InterNACHI's free, online Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course  is AARST-NRPP-approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education. To complete all components of the NRPP Radon Certification, please visit their site for more information.  
InterNACHI's free, online Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course is NRSB-approved for initial certification. For those looking for NRSB continuing education, members should take the free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider" course.



Wood-Destroying Organisms (online & free)

The Arkansas Agriculture Department requires thats inspectors be licensed as a private, commercial, or non-commercial pesticide applicators by the state. To become a commercial or non-commercial pesticide applicator you must take and pass the Basic Core Exam and category specific exams required for the type of license you need. Training is not required before taking the exams but is available and recommended. InterNACHI offers courses in wood-destroying organisms that may be beneficial for those looking to obtain this license in Arkansas.

Commercial Property Inspections

Become a InterNACHI® Certified Commercial Property Inspector. The online training and certification is free for members.

Visit Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) for additional commercial inspection training and resources.

Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free)


Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector. The online training and certification is free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no additional training is needed.



Business & Marketing (online & free)


InterNACHI's Member Marketing Team will design a new logo for your inspection business or re-design your existing logo, and design and customize your business cards, flyers and brochures. The design work is free. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members.  We recommend contacting the Member Marketing Team


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Archived Documents:


View 2018 approval of Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course. Course #CEO-2018-47. 22.0 hours. Expiration date: 11/07/2018


View approval of Arkansas 90-Hour Pre-Registration Class. PR-2016-08. Expiration 08/09/2017.