Information About Renewal Applications for All Licenses/Certifications

Manufactured Home Installation licenses and certifications expire on September 30 of even years (e.g., 2016, 2018).

Several weeks before your expiration date, a renewal notice will be mailed to the address on your record. This notice will explain how to access the online renewal application. To complete the online renewal application, you must use a credit card to pay your renewal fee. 

Please keep your contact information in our records up-to-date so that notices we send will reach you.  To check and update your contact information online, click Change Contact Information.

Renewing an Active Manufactured Home Inspector Certification

You must attest that you have completed the required continuing education (CE). Refer to Section 8.0 of the Board's Rules and Regulations.

You are also required to be employed by an authorized inspection agency. See Section 3.2.3.

Renewing an Active Manufactured Home Installer License

You must attest that you have completed the required continuing education (CE). Section 8.0 of the Board's Rules and Regulations explains the CE requirements.

You are also required to have at least $100,000 in liability insurance and a surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit of at least $10,000. See Section 3.0.

Renewing/Reactivating an Inactive License/Certification

If you are not working as an Installer or Inspector in Delaware, you may request inactive status. You cannot work as an Installer or Inspector in Delaware while you license/certification is in inactive status.

To maintain your license/certification in inactive status, you must renew it. However, you may renew an inactive license/certification one time only. To renew, you must complete the required CE. Section 8.0 of the Board's Rules and Regulations explains the CE requirements.

To resume working in Delaware, you must reactivate the license/certification. See Section 7.0 of the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Renewing a Lapsed License/Certification

If you do not complete renewal by the expiration date, your license/certification will lapse. It is illegal to practice in Delaware while your license/certification is lapsed.

You may file a late renewal application up to one year after the expiration date. You must pay a late fee in addition to the renewal fee. Even though you can file a late renewal application, it is illegal to practice until the active license/certification is actually renewed. The late period is not a "grace period."

If you fail to renew by the end of the one-year period, your license/certification will terminate. To resume practicing in Delaware, you must reapply.