How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in New Mexico


InterNACHI® is the world's largest 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 new truck, and more.
InterNACHI® School is accredited as a post-secondary 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 New Mexico. 

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Home Inspector Licensing

New Mexico Home Inspector Licensing Law. The effective date of the provisions of this act is January 1, 2020. There are training and exam requirements, as well as other requirements related to fees, background checks, and prior home inspection experience.  InterNACHI® member and Certified Master Inspector® Jeff Gorum has been appointed to the newly formed five-member home inspector licensing board for the State of New Mexico. Contact Jeff Gorum.

To Become a Certified Home Inspector

To become an InterNACHI® Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector (CPI)® designation, complete the home inspector certification requirements. The training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members. 

Hands-On Training at the House of Horrors® 

Experience world-class inspection training at our House of Horrors® locations in Colorado and Florida.  The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with a thousand defects purposely built in.  Register for a free event, take day-long or week-long training, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors®.
Experience the House of Horrors®.
Insurance for Inspectors​
With the new licensing requirements, the State of New Mexico will require home inspectors to carry E&O insurance. InterNACHI® members are eligible for discounts and enhanced insurance coverage. Visit for information and to receive a free quote.

Continuing Education (online & free for members)

InterNACHI-Certified Home Inspectors are required to complete Continuing Education every year to renew their certification. View the Continuing Education Policy.  All of InterNACHI's online education courses are free to members. Not a member? Join now.

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Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course (online & free)


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.

Radon Tester Certification in New Mexico (online & free) 

Although New Mexico does not regulate individuals who perform radon testing, measurement or mitigation, the New Mexico Environment Department recommends hiring a Certified Radon Tester who has completed a radon measurement training certification course approved by AARST-NRPP or NRSB.  Visit the New Mexico 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

Roof Data Technician (free for members)

The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by InterNACHIOwens 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 InterNACHI-Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.

Business & Marketing (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 free; all you pay for is printing. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our membersContact the Inspector Marketing Department today

Homeowner Newsletter (online & free)

Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI® Homeowner Newsletter is: 
  • free to members;
  • has five years' worth of monthly issues; and
  • includes your photo and logo in each issue.
Your photo or business logo and website link will appear in each issue so your clients can keep your contact information handy. Learn more about InterNACHI's free monthly homeowner newsletter system (free for members). Order cards to hand out and sign up your clients for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your homeowner newsletter cards from Inspector Outlet.

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