Virginia Home Inspector

Virginia Home Inspector CoursePHII's interactive home inspection course gives you the knowledge to perform home inspections in Virginia. An inspector in VA is not required to be certified, however Virginia does have a voluntary program for home inspector certification

VA's voluntary certification law says that no home inspector may call him/herself a "certified home inspector" without meeting the state requirements. 

State Requirements for Home Inspectors in Virginia:
All applicants for an individual Home Inspector Certificate must meet the following requirements: 
  • Home Inspection Requirements for VirginiaAge of 18 years old. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Completed one of the following:
    - Completed 70 contact hours of education and have completed a minimum of 50 home inspections or
    - Completed 70 contact hours of education and have completed a minimum of 25 certified home inspections under the direct supervision of a certified home inspector. 
  • Passed the National Home Inspectors Examination or another written competency examination approved by the Board. 
  • Submit evidence of having obtained at least $250,000 in general liability insurance. 

Distance learning courses, including online courses, where course content includes the areas tested on the National Home Inspectors Examination are accepted to meet entry requirements!

Virginia Board of Asbestos, Lead and Home Inspectors(804) 367-8507 

National Home Inspector Exam PrepPHII students have had great success passing state and national exams, and you also receive FREE continuing education credits with your enrollment! Please check the website periodically for updates about current licensing laws or call toll free (800) 983-6322