How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in New Hampshire

 

80-Hour Licensing Course (online & free for members):

To become a licensed home inspector in New Hampshire, an individual must:
New Hampshire Board approves InterNACHI's 80-hour pre-licensing course (free & online for members).
Take the NH Pre-Licensing Course.
Click here to view the NH pre-licensing course (or scroll down this page). 
 
For details about New Hampshire home inspection licensing, visit the New Hampshire website
 

Insurance for Inspectors​

To be a licensed home inspector in New Hampshire, 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.
 
 

Live Training at the InterNACHI School

The InterNACHI School offers world-class, accredited inspection training by the best instructors in the industry at our facility in Boulder, Colorado.
 
Take a class, enjoy free refreshments, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors –- an entire house with 1,000 defects built inside The InterNACHI School. 
 
 

Inspector Continuing Education (online and free for members):

Each licensee shall obtain at least 20 continuing education hours of approved continuing education courses during the biennial renewal period as a condition of license renewal. All of InterNACHI's courses meet the State of New Hampshire's administrative rules for continuing education.
 
 
 
 
 

How to Join InterNACHI

 
 
 

Radon Tester Certification in New Hampshire (online & free for members):

         
 
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) requires certification of Airborne Radon Mitigation Installers through either the AARST-NRBB or NRSB. Visit the New Hampshire website for details
 
Become a Certified Radon Tester by taking InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide Course," which is AARST-NRPP approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education. The course details are located at  https://www.nachi.org/radon-measurement-service-provider-online-course.htm
 
 
 

Free Real Estate Cards (free for members):

New Hampshire-licensed real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits by following the directions on the real estate cards. Members can hand out these cards to real estate agents, which explain how to log into the free courses.
 
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 is the member's contact information. Free, online CE for real estate agents
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 

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 Michelle at michelle@internachi.org to participate in the program.
 
 

New Hampshire Residential Mold Certification:

New Hampshire offers a certification for Mold Assessments, effective January 1, 2016. Read the details of this requirement here: NH State Website Mold Assessment.
 
 
 

Wood Destroying Organisms (online and free for members):


 
The New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food does not currently regulate structural pest inspection. However, InterNACHI members can become certified by taking the Wood Destroying Organisms Inspection Course.
 
 
 

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.) Participate in the InterNACHI/Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.
 
 
 

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
 
 
 

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 InterNACHI's free, monthly homeowner newsletter system (free for members).
 
Order handout cards to sign homeowners up for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your homeowner newsletter cards from InspectorOutlet.
 
 
 

Everything You Need, All in One Place:


Follow the step-by-step checklist for running a successful home inspection business.
 
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members):

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

80-Hour Pre-Licensing Course (online and free to members):

InterNACHI is a NH-approved Pre-Licensing online course provider. InterNACHI is listed on the NH website, and you can also view the NH approval letter
 
That's 80 hours in total.
 
 
 

Final Certificate of Completion:

After completing all of the courses (above), go to your members-only account and click on the "Pre-Licensing" tool to download your final certificate of completion. 
 
 
 

Archived Documents:

 
Enlarge approval letter.
 
 
 
Enlarge and read the NH approval letter.
   
State of New Hampshire Home Inspector Licensing Board
InterNACHI's free, online pre-licensing curriculum.
More approved and accredited inspector education.
InterNACHI Inspector Library.