Fees: Home inspectors

Learn about the fees associated with home inspector licensing such as exam, renewal, and education fees.

Forms of payment

  • We cannot accept payments over the phone or in person
  • If you're paying online, pay with a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express (no gift cards)
  • Make checks or money orders payable to Department of Licensing

Fees can be paid online or by mail. If you choose to mail your payment, please send it to:

Home Inspector Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3917
Seattle, WA 98124-3917

License fees

Description Fee
First home inspector license (includes application and initial license) $720

Examination fees

Description Fee
Examination $300
Full re-examination $300
National portion re-examination $250
State portion re-examination $125
License print fee $5

Renewal fees

Description Fee
License renewal $415
Late license renewal (includes penalty) $485
Penalty paid before license reinstatement $150

Educator fees

Description Fee
Course review $85
License print fee $5

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-664-6487
(TTY: Call 711)
fax Fax: 360-586-0998
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