What does it take to become a certified home inspector?
First you must qualify to take the state test by documenting 20 eligibility points.
Eligibility points - How do I qualify?
are earned through training from approved providers, education or
experience in home inspections and other construction fields. You can
also earn some eligibility points by riding along with an Oregon
certified home inspector on an inspection.
Are there schools or professional associations where I can take training courses?
there are approved schools and professional associations where you can
complete training courses. The list of approved schools and
associations are found here.
Submitting the application.
that you have accumulated your 20 eligibility points, complete the
application and submit your qualifying points documentation. Complete
the Test Application and Qualifying Points and Documentation sheet.
Attach the qualifying documentation and mail the paperwork along with
the $50 test application non-refundable fee.
How long before I know if I am eligible to sit for the test?
two weeks after your application materials and fee have been received
in our office you will either receive a letter stating you are qualified
or a letter stating the problem.