How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Wisconsin


Home Inspector Licensing:

Individuals are required to take the National Home Inspector Examination administered by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors as well as the Wisconsin Home Inspector Statutes and Rules Examination. For more details, visit the Department of Safety and Professional Services. To view the statues, click here.  
To help prepare for the state exam, you can take InterNACHI's Online Inspector Exam (free & online, open to everyone), try the Ultimate Home Inspection Exam Prep Guide, and take InterNACHI's online courses (free & online for members).
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.


Insurance for Inspectors

Although Wisconsin 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 Certification:

As a member, you can become a certified home inspector or choose from 45 other certifications at no additional cost.

Continuing Education (online & free for members):

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services requires 20 hours each year to fulfill the Continuing Education requirements for home inspectors. For details, visit the Wisconsin websiteTake InterNACHI's online courses (online & free to members) to fulfill the 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.

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Radon Certification & CE (online & free for members):

To be listed on Wisconsin Department of Health Services website as an individual with radon measurement proficiency, you have to take an initial certification course (approved by NRPP or AARST) and Continuing Education (approved by NRPP and AARST). For details, visit Wisconsin's website
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) 

Though Wisconsin does not regulate wood-destroying organism inspections they do require that pest control applicators be licensed through the state. For more information look here. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organisms (WDO) Inspection Course may 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 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. Visit

Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members):

The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's miles-per-gallon rating, and any qualified inspector in the U.S. can generate a Home Energy Score in less than an hour. The Home Energy Score provides:
  • a score on a scale of 1 to 10;
  • facts about the home and its energy use; and 
  • recommendations generated by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the score and energy efficiency. 
  To become a Home Energy Score Assessor, you must:
    1. be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); 
    2. complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members);
    3. agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspector (free for members); and
    4. email Jazmin to participate in the program.


Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate):

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.) To participate in the program, visit

Home Inspection Business Course (online & free for members): 

Learn how to run a successful home inspection business. Take our Home Inspection Business Course (free & online for members). 


Marketing Design Services (free for members):

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.
All of the design work is free for members.
Play this 1-minute video about how we create new marketing designs from scratch.
Let our marketing team take a look at your business card, or ask them to design a new one for you. Contact our Inspector Marketing Department today.


Homeowner Newsletter (online & free for members):

Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is: 
  • free to members;
  • customized by you according to condition of each house inspected;
  • has 5 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 more about the newsletter at
Order handout cards to sign homeowners up for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your cards at

Everything You Need, All in One Place:

InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. Visit

Membership Benefits (free for members):

InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost. Visit