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Detailed Information for: Home Inspector, Certified (CCB)
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Updated: 1/30/2014
Description: Oregon law requires individuals who perform home inspections of two or more components to be certified by the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB). Individuals who bid or offer to do this kind of inspection must also be certified.

Similar Keywords: house building, inspectors
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: OAR 812
Duration: Recertification required every two years
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  Application Fee to take exam is $50; after exam is passed, 2-year certification fee is $150.
2-year renewal fee is $150.
Responsible Agency: Construction Contractors Board (CCB)
Fee Exemptions: Oregon Dept. of Education
Examination Information: The test consists of five 40-question test sections.
Passing score 75%, or higher, on each section.
Locations: Given at colleges and DMV's around the State
Please contact CCB for more information.
Fee is $50 each time exam is taken.

Exams not required for renewal
Continuing Ed Requirements: Must complete 30 hours agency-approved CEU's every two years. Online info at:
Home Inspector Continuing Education Update.
Bonding Requirements: None
Insurance Requirements: None
Prerequisites: Must qualify to take test by documenting at least 20 eligibility points earned by previously related exerience and/or education.
Application Form: Home Inspector Certification Packet
Service Links:  Inspector FAQ's
 Find a Lincensee
 Certification Packet
contact Agency Contact Information
Additional Information: What Oregon certified home inspectors need to know

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Construction Contractors Board (CCB)
E-mail Address: ccb.info@state.or.us
Phone: 503-378-4621
Mail Address: Oregon Construction Contractors Board
PO Box 14140
Salem, OR 97309 - 5052
Website Information: http://www.oregon.gov/CCB/Pages/index.aspx

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