How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Oregon

The training and certification to become an Oregon-certified home inspector is online and free for InterNACHI® members.  InterNACHI® School is accredited as a postsecondary education institution by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) to provide free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members in Oregon. Check InterNACHI's Accreditation

InterNACHI® Is Approved by Oregon

InterNACHI is approved by Oregon to provide free, online courses to obtain education points that are required to take the state exam.  
Starting Oct. 1, 2015, candidates for certification as an Oregon home inspector are required to pass the National Home Inspector Examination.  To be eligible to take the state exam, individuals must provide proof of education points.  To obtain education points, take free, online courses provided by InterNACHI.  For more information on education points, the state exam, and the state application process, visit Oregon's website for home inspectors

InterNACHI's online courses are available to members for free. Not a member? Join now. After joining as a member, you will receive access to everything you need to be a successful home inspector, including all of InterNACHI's online training, certifications, Continuing Education, marketing, and business services. 

Courses for Education Points:


Home Inspector Exam

We don't know what's on the state exam, but to help prepare, consider taking InterNACHI's Online Home Inspector Exam (free, open to everyone), take the InterNACHI State Exam Prep Course (free & online for members), and take InterNACHI's home inspection courses (free & online for members).  Not a member? Join now.  

Insurance for Inspectors

To be a licensed home inspector in Oregon, 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.  

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®.  Experience the House of Horrors®

Home Inspector School Partners

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


Inspector Continuing Education (online & free for members):  

According to Oregon Construction Contractors Board at, certified home inspectors must complete Continuing Education to renew their certification. InterNACHI is an Oregon-approved training provider; therefore, take InterNACH's online courses (online & free for members) to fulfill your CE requirements. Not a member? Join now.  
After joining as a member, 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


How to Join InterNACHI


Real Estate Cards (free for members):

These real estate cards instruct real estate agents on how they can attain free, online Continuing Education through InterNACHI, an Oregon-approved course provider for licensed real estate agents.
Tell agents to visit When an agent starts a free, online course and enters an InterNACHI member's ID #, the member is notified by email which agent has started a course. 


Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members): 

Though Oregon does not regulate individuals performing radon testing, measurement, and mitigation the Oregon Public Health Department's Radon Program recommends hiring a Certified Radon Tester who has completed a radon measurement training certification course approved by either the NRPP or the NRSB. Visit the Oregon 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.


Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members):

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.


Business & Marketing (online & free for members):


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 (free to members). Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today


Everything You Need, All in One Place:

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Membership Benefits (free for members):