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Professional Regulation

Home Inspector Trainee



When to Apply

Before applying as for Delaware licensure as a Home Inspector by examination, you must register as a Home Inspector Trainee and complete the required home inspections. Apply for registration as a Home Inspector Trainee if you do not hold a current license as a Home Inspector in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia). If you hold a current Home Inspector license in another jurisdiction, apply by endorsement.


Completing Required Inspections

At least 75 supervised home inspections are required for Delaware Home Inspector licensure. You may only start accumulating the required inspections after your trainee registration is issued. You and your supervising Home Inspector(s) must maintain records of your home inspections on the Experience Log. The Log will be required when you apply for Home Inspector licensure by examination.


Information on How to Apply for a License in DELPROS

All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.


PRIOR TO APPLYING

In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account. To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:

  1. Go to: https://delpros.delaware.gov/OH_HomePage.
  2. Click GO on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile.
  3. If you do not have a DELPROS user account, click the REGISTER button on the left side of page for NEW USERS.
  4. If you already have a DELPROS user account, enter your email address and password on the right side for EXISTING USERS and click the LOGIN button.

DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.

  • If you do not submit your application within six months of starting it, you will be required to restart the entire online application again.

You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.


KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND COLLECT YOUR DOCUMENTS

  1. Know the requirements for the license you are pursuing.
  2. Request and gather all documents required to upload on the Attachments page. All information and forms are located on your profession’s webpages.


ATTACHING AND ACKNOWLEDGING DOCUMENTS

On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:

  • either “attach” or “upload” the required document(s) directly to your application. This means you will find the document(s) saved on your computer or device and upload it to your application.
  • click “acknowledge” . This means you will either mail the documents yourself or request the “third-party” to mail the document(s) directly to the Board office.
    • Examples of “third-party forms” are transcripts from schools, employment verifications from a supervisor, or license verifications from another state.
  • Forms requiring a supervisor signature, seal, or notary may have to be MAILED to the Board office directly UNLESS the document specifically indicates to UPLOAD the document.


Requirements

In addition to submitting the application and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:

  • A Verification of Home Inspector Trainee Supervision form completed and signed by your supervising Delaware-licensed Home Inspector.
    • The supervisor must send the form directly to the Board office.
    • If you have more than one supervisor, each supervisor must submit a completed and signed form.

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