Home Inspection Requirements for Connecticut
Have either been engaged as a home inspector intern for not less than one year and not performed less than 200 home inspections or taken and completed the board approved training program-earned a home inspector intern permit, and performed not less than100 home inspections. **The board, with the consent of the commissioner, shall prescribe the form and content of examinations to determine the qualifications of persons who apply for licenses to engage in home inspection. The department shall administer such examinations or may contract with a testing service to provide and conduct such examinations at least three times each year.
Connecticut Home Inspection Training
Connecticut Licensure (Public Act No. 99-254 enacted in 2000). Connecticut law requires home inspectors to be licensed under the "Home Inspection Licensing Board." In order to be eligible for a home inspector license, an applicant shall: 1) have successfully completed high school or its equivalent; 2) have either been engaged as a home inspector intern for not less than one year and not performed less than 200 home inspections for compensation or taken and successfully completed a board-approved training program, earned a home inspector intern permit, and performed not less than 100 home inspections under the direct supervision and in the presence of a licensed home inspector; 3) have passed an oral, written, or electronic competency examination; and 4) have paid a $200 fee. In order to receive a permit as a home inspector intern, an applicant shall: 1) have successfully completed high school or its equivalent; 2) have enrolled in and completed a board-approved training program; 3) have an identified supervisor who is licensed as a home inspector, is in good standing, and has agreed to perform the supervisory functions required; and 4) have paid a $100 fee.
For more information, including Regulations, applications, etc. contact The Department of Consumer Protection, Licenses Service Division at –
Phone: (860) 713-6145
Fax: (860) 713-7230