How to Get Licensed as a Home Inspector

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is the entity that licenses home inspectors in the State of Florida. Click here to visit their website

To become licensed, you must complete an approved 120-hour pre-licensing course and pass an approved exam (among other requirements).

To view a list of approved pre-licensing courses, click here.

To view a list of approved exams, click here.

To view a checklist of ALL requirements necessary prior to applying for your license, click here.

Several FABI Affiliates offer a State Approved 120-hour Pre-Licensing Course for Home Inspectors.

Your attendance at one of these courses earns you a discounted fee for the Florida Home Inspection Exam (a State Approved Licensing Exam), as well as one free year of FABI membership, once you attend a FABI conference

Click here to see a list of affiliates – including schools.


For a FABI Professional Inspector in your area, please use the Inspector Locator Function. For questions, please contact the FABI Office at 407-897-5422.