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        Administrator:Janet Baumberger
        Board Staff:Allison Baker
        Board Staff: Bonny Sweat
        Board Staff:Maggie Castles
        Board Staff:Sherrie Roberts
        Board Staff:Trisha Mueller
        Advice Counsel:   Stacey Hewson  **
        Directions:110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC

**The Office of Advice Counsel is responsible for
providing legal advice to all Boards, Commissions
and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
advice to parties outside LLR.

South Carolina Residential Builders Commission

Home Inspectors Instructions, PLEASE READ!!

  • Please allow 7-10 business days before checking your application status online at then click on Application Status.
  • An applicant should keep a copy of any application and attachments filed with this office.
  • Must show 1 year of experience, in Section "Work Experience” of the application, under a supervising home inspector.
  • Must show proof of performing 50 home inspections, in Section "Work Experience” of the application. Additionally a summary report of each inspection, including its address, must be attached or mailed in.


  • The application processing fee will be due before you will be allowed to submit your application.


  • Applicants are required to answer all the questions either "Yes” or "No”.
  • If any question is answered "Yes” and no information is attached, the application will be returned.
  • If any question is left unanswered, the application will be returned.
  • A state criminal history or S.L.E.D report is needed for any "Yes” answer to a criminal offense.


  • The examinations are administered using computer based testing technology.
  • Examination candidates will be tested at a testing site that is administered by PSI.
  • Applicants legal name is required on applications to insure no delays when scheduling to take the exam to PSI.
  • Applications must be submitted in complete order before an eligibility letter for examination can be approved for scheduling. The processing steps are as follows:
    • Applications meeting all requirements and payment of fees are received.
    • Applications are reviewed for accuracy and completeness.
    • Applications that are incomplete will be sent a deficiency letter.
    • Applicants will receive an Exam Eligibility letter with information to contact PSI.
    • The applicant will schedule his/her exam and make payment with PSI.
    • After passing the exam submit your test results.
  • Examination preparatory courses and seminars are offered by individuals, businesses, and technical schools or community colleges.
  • The licensing board for Residential Builders is not affiliated with any of these individuals, and the board does not sponsor, approve or recommend any school, examination preparatory course or seminars.

Synergy Business Park; Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(803) 896-4300 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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