Nevada

Nevada Certification (Enacted 1997)

Nevada home inspectors are licensed and regulated by the Nevada Real Estate Division. Home inspectors may be certified under three categories: 1) Certified Residential Inspector, 2) Certified General Inspector (commercial), and 3) Certified Master Inspector. The following certification requirements apply:

Certified Residential Inspector

  • Successful completion of high school or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of 40 hours of approved education
  • Observation of 25 inspection performed by a Certified General Inspector or Certified Master Inspector, or an approved instructor

Certified General Inspector

  • Successful completion of high school or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of 50 hours of approved education
  • Successful passage of the National Home Inspector Exam
  • Successful completion of 200 inspections of which 25 must be inspections of commercial structures (3 must be supervised by a Certified Master Inspector)

Certified Master Inspector

  • Successful completion of high school or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of 60 hours of approved education
  • Successful passage of the National Home Inspector Exam
  • Successful completion of 400 fee paid inspection, 50 of which must be commercial inspections consisting of four or more units

The following insurance requirements apply:

  • General liability insurance – $100,000
  • Errors and omissions insurance – $100,000

Nevada NRS 645D

Other applicable regulations exist in rule (NAC 645D).

Nevada Real Estate Division

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