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Engineering, Architecture, Science and Technology

Home Inspector

Home inspectors visually examine buildings and write reports about the condition of their major components. These could include interior and exterior systems such as the roof, overall structure, insulation, plumbing, electrical, and heating.


Service Alberta
3rd Floor Commerce Place
10155 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 4L4

Call: 780-427-4088
Toll-free in Alberta: 1-877-427-4088
Fax: 780-427-3033


Under Alberta’s Consumer Protection Act [pdf] and Home Inspection Business Regulation [pdf], home inspection businesses and individual home inspectors must be licensed by the Government of Alberta.

What You Need

To qualify for a home inspector licence in Alberta, you must have 1 of the following:

For details about licensing requirements, contact the Government of Alberta or visit the Government of Alberta website.

Working in Alberta

Home inspectors who are registered and in good standing with a regulatory body in British Columbia may be eligible for licensing in Alberta if their scope of practice and competencies are similar.

For more information, see What if I am already certified in another province or territory in Canada? and the Government of Alberta website.

The certification information in this profile may change at any time and without notice. Before making any career decisions, we advise you to contact the regulatory organization or visit their website for the most updated information.

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