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Wisconsin Home Inspection State Licensing Requirements

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Home Inspector
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608.266.2112
Website: dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/HomeInspector/Default.aspx

How to Obtain a Home Inspector’s License in Wisconsin

A. Complete the application for Home Inspector Registration Form 2466 and all required documentation. View details here.
B. Successfully complete the National Home Inspector Examination, which is administered by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors (EBPHI).
C. Pay applicable fee.

How to Renew a Wisconsin Home Inspector’s License

A. Renewals are every two years by December 14 of the even years.
B. Licensees must complete 40 hours of education per renewal cycle in any course related to the general subject matter of home inspection; course approval and provider pre-approval not required.
C. Renewals are done online here.

WI Home Inspector License Exam Provider Information

A. Exams are scheduled through PSI after applications and fees are submitted and approved by the state. Once approved, applicants will be provided  an exam name, password, and application ID number. Review additional exam information from the state here.
B. Phone: 800.733.9267
C. Read the Candidate Information Bulletin to ensure full preparation for exam day.