Massachusetts – Home Inspection State Regulations

Regulating Body:

Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation – Board of Registration of Home Inspectors

Phone: (617) 727-4459

Fax: (617) 727-2197


Address: 1000 Washington Street, Suite 710

Boston, MA 02118-6100

Quick Massachusetts Facts:

  • Home inspection is regulated
  • Every Two Years License Renewal Cycle
  • Distance education is not allowed
  • CE distance education is not allowed
  • License Type(s): Associate Home Inspector


  • Field Training and Experience
    • Experience: for Associate: $25 fee paid home inspections under the direct supervision of a licensed home inspector
  • CE
    • 12 CE Hours
  • Pre-Licensing
    • 75 hours for Associate Home Inspector.  In order to become a licensed home inspector: Engaged as an associate home inspector for no less than one year, and have 100 home inspections documented.

Exam: National Home Inspector Examination

Application and Licensing: Massachusetts Board of Registration of Home Inspectors