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The ICA Home Inspector Exam Prep Course is designed to help you pass the National Home Inspectors Exam (NHIE). This course is included free of charge for those who enroll in the ICA Online Course or Classroom Course. ICA has helped thousands of students pass this exam on the first attempt.

  • 100% online self-paced course
  • 700-question test bank, including feedback
  • Practice exams that can be taken as many times as needed
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FAQ’s About the National Home Inspectors Exam

How many questions are on the exam?

The NHIE contains 200 multiple choice questions. Of the 200 questions on the exam, 25 of those are pretest questions
that are not scored.

How much time do I have to take the test?

You are given four (4) hours to complete the exam.

What topics are covered on the exam?

The exam is broken into 3 domains.

  • Property and building inspection/site review.
  • Analysis of findings and reporting.
  • Professional Responsibilities.

Which states/provinces require the National Home Inspectors Exam?

The NHIE is used in 35 states and several Canadian provinces for home inspector regulation. You can view our state/province licensing page to learn more about your requirements.