How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in Maryland
72-Hour Licensing Training Class:
To become a licensed home inspector in Maryland, an individual must:
Insurance for Inspectors
To be a licensed home inspector in Maryland, individuals must meet certain requirements for adequate insurance coverage. 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®.
Inspector Continuing Education (online & free for members):
The following are approved free, online courses for Maryland Continuing Professional Competency Education:
How to Join InterNACHI
Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members):
Although there are no state regulations for radon testing in Maryland, the state recommends to the public the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for testing. Visit the Maryland Department of Health for details.
In 2008, the Maryland Mold Remediation Services Act passed, requiring all contractors and companies that perform mold remediation work in residential properties to be licensed by the Maryland Home Maryland Home Improvement Commission. No additional license is required.
Wood-Destroying Organisms (online and free for members):
Advertising with Real Estate Agencies:
Archived Approval Letters:
- Infrared Thermography. 16 hours.
- How to Perform Roof Inspections. 4 hours.
- How to Inspect Tile Roofs. 2 hours.
- 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection. 2 hours.
- How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion. 8 hours.
- Inspecting the Means of Egress Course. 4 hours.
- Log Home Inspection Course. 6 hours.
- Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course. 6 hours.
- 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course. 5 hours.
- How to Inspect the Exterior Course. 16 hours.
- How to Perform Deck Inspections Course. 3 hours.
- Structural Issues for Home Inspectors. 4 hours.
- How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections. 4 hours.
- Inspecting HVAC Systems Course. 12 hours.
- How to Perform Roof Inspections Course. 4 hours.
- 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection Course. 2 hours.
- Residential Plumbing Overview Course. 8 hours.
- How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course. 14 hours.
- How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course. 8 hours.
- Safe Practices for Home Inspectors Course. 4 hours.
- Expiration July 1, 2017.