Connecticut: Requirements for Home Inspectors

Connecticut Licensure (Public Act No. 99-254). 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:
(860) 713-6000
(860) 713-7239
e-mail:[email protected]