NACHI Chicago is the Chicagoland chapter of the InterNational Association of Certified Home inspectors and is an organization of Illinois licensed and certified home inspectors in Chicago and the suburbs. Our home inspectors provide home inspection consulting services to clients in counties of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake and McHenry.

We are an Illinois licensed continuing educational provider for all Illinois home inspectors. These classes are open to all who wish to attend. Additional educational opportunities are available through general chapter meetings with guest speakers and various home and real estate shows.

Important Notice:  Due to COVID-19 Meetings at the Best Western are cancelled through July 2020.

This month (JUNE) chapter meeting is a Zoom Meeting:  Thursday June 18, 2020 at 6:00PM.  Please email Jeff Merritt for the link if you want to attend.  jefmerit@sbcglobal.net.  

June Chapter Meeting Thursday, June 18th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Online Event This month, Ben Gromicko will speak to us from InterNACHI® Headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, via Zoom. Here’s the link for the meeting:

GUEST SPEAKER:  Ben Gromicko, Online via zoom

Facebook page for Chapter Members:  You must login and register.  https://facebook.com/groups/2570426079888363.

Proctoring for CE course can be done via Zoom.  Proctoring dates via Zoom will be announced.


State required mandatory Sexual Harassment Class Originally scheduled for April 16, 2020 is postponed.

This is a required class for your license.  We just got confirmation from Ben Gromicko that a Sexual Harassment Course has been submitted to the State of Illinois and is expected to be approved soon.  Please check here weekly for updates. 

Compliance with continuing education requirements is the responsibility of the home inspector and/or entity.

Please visit the website of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for home inspector and entity regulations and requirements.


Please note:  It is recommended that a minimum 6 hours of Continuing Education Courses be taken each year during the two-year cycle for a minimum total of 12 hours, of which at least 6 hours must be mandatory CE courses.  Proctoring for the first year needs to be completed no later than the November meeting.  Proctoring for the second year needs to completed no later than the September meeting.

Proctoring will be available for all InterNachi courses during monthly meetings EXCEPT December .  PLEASE NOTE:  ALL InterNACHI online CE Courses MUST BE Proctored for Illinois CE Credit.  Proctoring is available at the meeting.

Location:  Best Western, 4400 Frontage Rd, Hillside Il.  

Please use the paypal button below, or if paying at the meeting please send an email to Jeff Merritt if paying by other means.

Chapter Meeting

Important: You must be an InterNACHI Member to Join NACHI Chicagoland.  Membership fee for next year is due by the end of January. The website will be updated in February and names or company names of members with outstanding fees will not appear on the web site until paid. Members who have not paid their annual dues and who have not attended the meetings as required will have their link removed from the NACHI Chicagoland website.

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Best Western
4400 Frontage Road,
Hillside, IL, 60162
Phone: 708/544-9300