Every Certified Master Inspector® is…


All CMIs have completed at least 1,000 fee-paid inspections and/or hours of training and education combined.


All CMIs have been in the inspection business for at least three years prior to becoming Board-Certified.


All CMIs abide by the inspection industry's toughest Code of Ethics.


All CMIs have completed professional education prior to being approved.


All CMIs have agreed to submit to periodic criminal background checks.

The Best.

Not everyone can become a Certified Master Inspector®. Hiring a CMI means hiring the best.

Bottom line: When you're about to make the biggest purchase of your life,
make sure you hire a Certified Master Inspector®

More About CMI

Our Mission

By awarding the Continuing Education/experience-based Certified Master Inspector® professional designation, the Master Inspector Certification Board, Inc., supports the inspection industry’s advanced education providers and encourages experienced inspectors to maintain excellence throughout their careers.

About the MICB

Certified Master Inspector (CMI)® is both a U.S. and Canadian registered trademark of the Master Inspector Certification Board, Inc. CMI is the inspection industry’s top professional designation and is awarded to qualifying inspectors who have demonstrated the highest level of competency.

The Master Inspector Certification Board, Inc., is not a trade association. Certified Master Inspector® is not a membership level, nor do CMIs belong to any specific trade organization. Certified Master Inspector® is a professional designation available to all qualifying inspectors in the U.S. and Canada who wish to become Board-Certified.

Certified Master Inspectors® are the very best of the best!