How to Become A Registered Home Inspector in Arkansas

To ensure registration you must attend a home inspector training school approved by the Board with a curriculum of at least 80 hours of classroom/Virtual Online training. Correspondence courses or on-line courses are not acceptable. However, The Arkansas has approved Virtual Online Classes until the Covid-19 Pandemic is over.

ABC is Approved by the Arkansas Home Inspection Board for the 80 hours of Pre-Registration Education in the Classroom, or by Virtual training .

You will be taught at ABC the knowledge needed to successfully complete the competency examination,  conduct a comprehensive Home Inspection and write a readily understandable report of your findings.

 Arkansas Standards and Code of Ethics.

ABC teaches the Arkansas Standards Of Practice and Code Of Ethics. The Registration Board has designated these as the standards and code of ethics to be followed by Arkansas home inspectors.

There are two test that must be taken

The National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE)

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and the

 The ASHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics Examination

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  Fill out a registration application form that you can download from or you can request one by telephone from the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board office at (501) 683-3710.

Purchase at least $100, 000 in general liability insurance coverage

Complete the registration application and have it notarized.

 Mail the application to the Board office along with the following items:

  • Pre-registration Education Certificate from an Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board Approved Educator
  • Certificate of Insurance.
  • Certified true copies of documents showing you have successfully completed both parts of the competency examination.
  • A check or money order for the registration fee of $250.00 per year.