How to Become a Home Inspector in Maine
InterNACHI is the world's leading 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 truck, and more.
InterNACHI School is accredited as a postsecondary 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 Maine.
Scroll down this page for everything you need to get started, make more money, and grow your inspection business.
Maine Home Inspector Licensing
As of March 2019, Maine currently does not regulate home inspectors. There is a legislative proposal for home inspector licensing.
Home Inspector Certification
Continuing Education (online & free for members)
To maintain your home inspector certification, you must complete 24 hours of Continuing Education every year. To see the list of Continuing Education courses, visit nachi.org/education
Insurance for Inspectors
Although Maine 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 nachi.org/insurance
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®.
Manufactured & Mobile Home Inspector (online & free)
How to Join InterNACHI
Real Estate Cards (free for members)
real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits to help them keep their licenses current. InterNACHI has free informational cards that members can hand out to real estate agents that explain how to log into the
When an agent logs into a course and enters the member's ID number,
the member is automatically emailed. The first slide of the course includes the member's contact information.
Radon Tester Certification (online & free)
Maine requires that individuals be certified by AARST-NRPP or NRSB in order to perform radon measurement, testing, and mitigation.The Maine Division of Environmental Health's Radon Section accepts all National Environmental Health Association’s National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP)-approved radon courses for both initial training and Continuing Education. Visit the Maine website for details
Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free)
Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection (free & online)
Business & Marketing (online & free)
Homeowner Newsletter (online & free)Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is:
- free to members;
- has 5 years worth of monthly issues; and
- includes your photo and logo in each issue.
Everything You Need, All in One Place
Membership Benefits (free for members)