How To Become A Home Inspector In Arizona

How To Get Your Arizona Home Inspector Certification

General Requirements:

Last Update: April 08, 2020

Before we go over the process. Let’s cover the basic requirements that must be met in order to obtain a home inspector’s license in Arizona. All applicants must:

  • Pass the National Home Inspector’s exam (NHIE)

The Steps To Becoming A Licensed Home Inspector In Arizona

Step #1 Training: Complete All 84 Hours of home inspector training (either online or in-person). 

Step #2 Testing: Pass The National Home Inspector’s Exam

Step #3 Experience: Complete 30 ride along/parallel inspections with an active home inspector

Step #4 Application: Apply for your license with the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration

How Much Does An AZ Home Inspector Certification Cost?

The Cost Break Down

The home inspector license cost in Arizona is broken into four parts; training, testing, parallel inspection and licensing fees. 

For this article we will cover these items in regard to initial issuance of a home inspector certificate.

As a note, all fees are current at the time of this article’s writing and may have changed since. Here we cover to the best of our knowledge, the cost of a typical license in Arizona. Exceptions do always exist and the cost may far exceed these numbers.  Please confirm the fees with the appropriate agencies.  We’ve included some links in this article to help you out.

#1 Training: 84 Hours of home inspector training: $695

#2 Testing: National Home Inspector’s Exam Fee: $225

#3 Experience: 30 ride along/parallel inspections: $2,500

#4 Application: Application Fee with State of Arizona: $175

We encourage you to shop around and examine not just pricing but classroom size and instructional quality before making a decision. However, please take the time to compare us to the competition.

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