The North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector Association (NCLHIA) was formed in 1997 to provide a professional organization for all home inspectors licensed in North Carolina. The Association adopted as its mission statement: "The mission of the NCLHIA, the premier nonprofit association of licensed home inspectors in North Carolina, is to promote excellence and exemplary practice within the profession, and to meet the needs of the home buying/selling public".
Licensure is accomplished by meeting stringent requirements set by the State of North Carolina and passing a comprehensive examination administered by the Home Inspector Licensure Board. At present, there are more than 400 members of NCLHIA. The Association is managed by a Board of Directors and an Executive Director. Annual dues are one hundred fifty dollars ($150) and are due and payable by June 1st, annually there after. THE MEMBERSHIP YEAR RUNS FROM JUNE 1 TO MAY 31 ANNUALLY.
The Association is organized into ten chapters that hold monthly educational/business meetings. These chapters are conveniently located throughout the state and are generally within an hour's drive for most home inspectors.