How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Minnesota


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InterNACHI® is the world’s leading trade organization of residential and commercial property inspectors.  To become a Certified Home Inspector in Minnesota and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation, InterNACHI® provides an accredited Home Inspector Certificate Program. The training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members. Not a member? Join now.

Accredited Home Inspector Certificate Program

InterNACHI® provides free training, online examination and certification, business developmentmarketing supportmembership benefits, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more. We have everything you need, all in one place.

InterNACHI® School is the only nationally-accredited college for home inspectors accredited 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. 

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Scroll down this page for everything you need to get started, get certified, and a become successful inspector in Minnesota. 

Insurance for Inspectors

Although Minnesota doesn’t have requirements regarding insurance for home inspectors, many local real estate boards and home inspector business franchises require their affiliate members to meet certain coverage standards. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit for information on how to sign up.

Hands-On Training at House of Horrors® 

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

Home Inspector Continuing Education (online & free)

InterNACHI-Certified Home Inspectors are required to complete 24 hours of Continuing Education every year to renew their certification. View the CE Policy.
All of InterNACHI's online education courses are free for members. Not a member? Join now.
After joining, you'll have access to everything you need to be successful, including all of InterNACHI's online training, certifications, Continuing Education, marketing, and business services. InterNACHI has everything you need, all in one place. 

Home Inspector School Partners

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


Radon Tester Certification in Minnesota (online & free)

Minnesota began licensing radon measurement professionals, testing labs, and mitigation professionals effective January 1, 2019. Visit the Minnesota website for details.
InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide 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.  
This course is also NRSB approved for Continuing Education credit. View details about InterNACHI's "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course

Wood-Destroying Organisms (WDO)

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture requires that all structural pesticide applicators be licensed through the state. To learn more about how to become licensed look here. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organisms (WDO) Inspection Course may prove to be a beneficial educational tool for those looking to become licensed.

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 needed.

Roof Data Technician Program (free for members)

The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by InterNACHI and Owens Corning and Lowe's, provides an additional revenue stream for InterNACHI members who are hired by Owens Corning as part of a roof warranty claim-resolution process. (This program is operational in the United States only.) Participate in the Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program program.

Business & Marketing Course (online & free)



InterNACHI's 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. It's all for free. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members. Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today
Find more useful tools and documents for your home inspection business, all free for members:

Homeowner Newsletter (online & free)

Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is: 
  • free to members;
  • customized by you according to condition of the subscriber's house;
  • has five years' worth of monthly issues;
  • includes your photo and logo in each issue.
Your photo or business logo and website link will appear in each newsletter issue so your clients can keep your contact information handy. Learn how home inspectors provide their clients free, monthly homeowner newsletters.
Order cards to hand out to sign up your homeowner-clients for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your cards at


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Membership Benefits (free for members)



Real Estate:

The Minnesota Department of Commerce approves InterNACHI as a Real Estate Continuing Education Provider. View approval here. 

Archived Documents:

The Minnesota Department of Commerce approves InterNACHI as a Real Estate Continuing Education Provider. View 2022 approval here.