Become a Licensed Home Inspector in Florida

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Florida Home Inspector Pre-Licensing 

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR website for home inspectors) requires individuals to complete 120 hours of state-approved training, pass a state exam, and submit an application to the state. InterNACHI has a state-approved pre-licensing course (free and online) and a state exam available. View Florida's approval of InterNACHI®


Florida Home Inspector License Exam

Florida DBPR requires individuals to pass a home inspector exam. Florida approves InterNACHI's home inspector licensing exam, which is online and open to everyone. Click below for information on scheduling and preparing for the exam. 


Insurance for Home Inspectors

Florida requires licensed home inspectors to carry insurance. Get a quote on home inspector insurance.

Become a Certified Home Inspector

In addition to attaining a state license, we recommend becoming certified by InterNACHI. InterNACHI® is the world’s leading association for home inspectors. We provide free training provided by our college, 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. To become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation, complete the home inspector certification requirements. The certification is free and online for members.

Renew Your FL Home Inspector License

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) requires home inspectors to take Continuing Education to renew their license.  Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) approves InterNACHI® as a provider of free, online education courses for home inspectors in Florida.

Renew Your FL Home Inspector License

Hands-On Training at House of Horrors® in Florida

Experience world-class inspection training and inspector events at the House of Horrors® in Weston, Florida.  The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® in Florida is an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof at PRO-LAB's headquarters.  Register for a free event, take training, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors®.  Experience the Florida House of Horrors®.

Free, Live Webinars for FL Inspectors

Attend a free, live online class for home inspectors offered by InterNACHI® Webinars by visiting

Network With InterNACHI® Certified and Licensed Inspectors in Florida


Join a Local InterNACHI® Chapter in Florida



Find an InterNACHI® Mentor in Florida



Legal Documents from Florida DBPR

Florida DBPR provides documents for home inspectors, including the Florida Standards of Practice for Home Inspections.


Mold Inspector Licensing and CE in Florida

Florida-licensed home inspectors may inspect, sample, and identify visible mold, assuming the visible mold discovered during the home inspection is less than 10 square feet in area.  


Wind Mitigation Inspections in Florida

Florida-licensed home inspectors who complete InterNACHI's Wind Mitigation Course (free and online for members) are qualified to perform wind mitigation inspections in Florida.  

4-Point Inspections in Florida

To perform 4-point inspections in Florida, visit InterNACHI's 4-Point Inspection Certification Program.


Wood-Destroying Organism (WDO) Inspections in Florida

"A home inspector, upon observing some apparent wood-destroying organism (WDO) damage during the home inspection, can state that he or she observed damage to wood or the structure, but the inspector cannot state that it is due to a wood-destroying organism. As long as they are NOT diagnosing the condition or stating that it's due to termites or some other pest, they are okay." -- Florida Department of Agriculture (read the email).  Get even more details on how to perform WDO termite inspections in Florida as a FL-licensed home inspector. Download a WDO report that is designed for home inspectors to use.

Commercial Property Inspections

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

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


Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector

Become an InterNACHI Certified Home Energy Inspector in Florida (free & online certification).

Florida Home Maintenance Books

Give InterNACHI's Florida home maintenance books to every client and real estate agent.  


Free CE for Real Estate Agents

Florida-licensed real estate professionals can attain free Continuing Education to renew their licenses by taking InterNACHI free online courses approved by the Florida DBPR.  Home inspectors may inform agents of these free CE courses by handing out InterNACHI Real Estate Cards (free for members to order)

FL Message Board

Join the discussion with other Florida home inspectors on our message board.


FL Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB): 

InterNACHI is an approved provider with the  Florida DBPR Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB).

FL Electrical Contractors Licensing Board

InterNACHI is an approved education provider with the Florida Electrical Contractors Board.



Become a Certified Radon Tester in Florida

Florida Statutes require the certification of businesses and individuals providing radon services or any other radon-related activity. There are currently six certificates issued by the Florida Health Department: measurement technician, measurement specialist, measurement business, mitigation technician, mitigation specialist, and mitigation business. Each certificate carries different duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Visit the Florida Health Department website for details from the state on becoming a FL-certified radon tester.  


Home Inspector School Partners

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


Florida Vocational Rehabilitation

InterNACHI is an approved vendor of the Florida Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, a federal and state resource that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. If you’re interested in becoming a home inspector and have a physical or mental disability, Vocational Rehabilitation may pay for an InterNACHI membership or assist you in obtaining the equipment and resources you will need. If you or someone you know has a disability and needs assistance, visit one of the Vocational Rehabilitation Centers in your area.  You’ll find a list online at:



Florida Insurance Adjusters Course (online & free)

Business & Marketing for Inspectors

InterNACHI's Marketing Team will design a new logo for your inspection business, re-design your existing logo, and design and customize your business cards, flyers, and brochures. Design work is free to members with every custom print order on Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members (free to members). Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today. 


Everything You Need, All in One Place

Follow the step-by-step checklist for running a successful home inspection business.


Membership Benefits (free)


The long list of benefits at no additional cost.



How to Join InterNACHI®



Archived Documents:

View education provider approval for the Florida Electrical Contractors Board

View Approval for Florida DBPR Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board (BCAIB).

View 2024 approval for Florida Mold Assessor and Remediator Course






View approval of Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course. Course #0000040. 8 hours. Expiration 05/03/2018. 


2011 provider approval.

2010 provider approval.