Before getting your Home Inspector’s License, there are things you need to do first. We’ll break it down to you step by step.

Complete 120 Hours of State-Approved Training

The Florida DBPR (Department of Business and Professional Regulation) requires each individual to take 120 hours of classes, which are divided into several smaller courses with a test at the end of each. The eight essential components of a home are covered in the coursework.

How to Get Your Home Inspector's License

Pass the State Licensing Exam

You’ll need to do is pick the proctor you would prefer to use. Once you decide, he/she will reach out to you within 1-3 business days to schedule the exam. 

How to Get Your Home Inspector's License
How to Get Your Home Inspector's License

The fee for the proctored exam is $125.00, which is paid to Inspector Outlet. There is no additional fee at the office.

Exam Categories and Percentage Minimums

​You can expect the following categories to be on the exam:

  • General
  • Plumbing 
  • Roofing 
  • Electrical 
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Structure 
  • Exterior
  • Interior​
  • Insulation & Ventilation 
  • Fireplace & Chimney 
  • Wood Destroying 
  • Environment 
  • Ethics Safety 
  • Inspection Methods 
  • Reporting
  • Professional Practice

If you fail in one category by answering less than 50% of the questions in that category correctly, you will receive a failing score for the entire examination.

​You must receive an 80% or greater in all exam categories to pass the entire exam.

How to Get Your Home Inspector's License

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