All license applicants are required to complete the state application, submit fingerprints, and proof of inspector insurance. There are three ways to attain a home inspector license in New Mexico. Please refer to the state application at https://www.rld.nm.gov/boards-and-commissions/individual-boards-and-commissions/home-inspectors/.
Application by Training and Examination
Application by Experience and Examination
Application by Credentials
Just because you're licensed doesn't mean you'll be successful. To compete with all other licensed home inspectors, take advantage of all of the marketing and business resources that InterNACHI® provides to InterNACHI® Certified Home Inspectors. The inspector training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members.
We recommend following the 15-Step Checklist for Home Inspector Success, and watch "How to Become a Successful Home Inspector" video.
According to the new rule, as a condition of license renewal, a home inspector licensee shall complete at least 60 hours of board-approved Continuing Education (CE) that is related to the practice of home inspection during each three-year license period as outlined in 188.8.131.52 NMAC. InterNACHI's Continuing Education is nationally-accredited, provided by internachi.edu, free, and online for InterNACHI® members. Not a member? Join now.
InterNACHI® is the world's leading association of residential and commercial property inspectors that provides free training, online examination and certification, business development, marketing support, membership 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.
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Contact an InterNACHI Mentor. InterNACHI® provides peer-to-peer learning experiences for both inspectors who need additional assistance and for experienced inspectors who are interested in helping other inspectors.
The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with a thousand defects built under our roof. Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at our two locations in Colorado and Florida. Register for a free event, take training, test-drive inspection tools, attend chapter meetings, and inspect the House of Horrors®.
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.
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InterNACHI® members give the free marketing cards to real estate agents. The cards provide simple instructions for real estate agents to complete free, online state-approved Continuing Education to help renew their licenses. Check out InterNACHI's free, online CE courses for licensed real estate agents.
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