1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Real Property
  4. Article 12-B: Home Inspection Professional Licensing


Section 444-F License periods, renewals and fees

Real Property (RPP)

1. Home inspector licenses and renewals thereof shall be issued for a period of two years, except that the secretary may, in order to stagger the expiration date thereof, provide that those licenses first issued or renewed after the effective date of this section shall expire or become void on a date fixed by the secretary, not sooner than six months nor later than twenty-nine months after the date of issue. No renewal of a license shall be issued unless the applicant has successfully completed a course of continuing education approved by the secretary.

  2. The secretary shall collect a fee of two hundred fifty dollars for the first application for a license and the license as a home inspector. The secretary shall collect a fee of one hundred dollars to renew a home inspector license. The secretary shall collect an examination fee of fifty dollars. All fees and any fines imposed by the secretary pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the business and licensing services account established pursuant to section ninety-seven-y of the state finance law.