question about certification

If I go all the way through these online classes and certification, will I still have to take the National Home Inspectors Examination in my state? Which is Virginia.

We don’t require the goofy NHIE, but here are VA’s requirements:

And here are the answers to the goofy NHIE:

Virginia is a voluntary certification. You do not have to have it to do business in VA. Also if you are a veteran the cost of the test can be refunded to you.

Any education you can back up will be beneficial. InterNACHI has a fantastic educational system in place.