The competency examination required by Arkansas Code Annotated 17-52-315(b) has been designated by the Registration Board as consisting of two parts:

Both Tests Must Be Taken In Person!

If you take either test online you will have to repay and retake them at a testing center!



National Home Inspector Exam


The PSI Company administers the exam.


Call them at:  1 (800) 733-9267


Tell them SPECIFICALLY that you need to take the "National Home Inspector Exam sponsored by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors"


The test fee is $225


The only current testing center in Arkansas is at 8318 Remount Road in North Little Rock at the Barrett Aviation Facility.  To locate other testing facilities outside of Arkansas, click on the following link to choose the desired state:




For additional information about the test, including sample questions, go to


ASHI Standards & Ethics Exam


The Pearsonvue Company administers the exam.


Go to:


(800) 274-8359


Click on Test Takers


You will see 2 blue boxes – in box 2 scroll down to American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) - (click on this)


Click Register for Exam


This test is $85.00


Pearsonvue Testing Center Locations:


Fort Smith Pearson Professional Centers

1401 S. Waldron Rd., Ste 208

Ft. Smith, AR  72903


Little Rock Pearson VUE Test Center

University Tower Bldg

1123 S. University, Ste 915

Little Rock, AR  72204


Springdale Pearson VUE Test Center

Springdale Business Park, Bldg H

3291 S Thompson #102-B

Springdale, AR  72764


Texarkana Pearson Professional Centers

Landmark Building

210 N. State Line Ave., Ste B100

Texarkana, AR  71854