FORTIFIED Home™ Evaluator Training Program

The FORTIFIED Home Evaluator Program provides training and certification to ensure the FORTIFIED designation is consistent and technically accurate throughout the country. FORTIFIED Home Evaluators are certified after completing a comprehensive training course, passing a final exam, and meeting rigorous professional requirements. FORTIFIED Evaluators are then qualified to help assess the condition of single-family, detached dwellings.

Certified Evaluator

Please refer to the FORTIFIED Home Evaluator Handbook for qualification requirements to register for certification. Proof of qualification and all required documents must be submitted with registration form to register. Incomplete registrations and documentation will not be processes and will be returned for completion.


IBHS Research Center
5335 Richburg Rd.
Richburg, SC 29729


9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Evaluators – $750
Fee includes the cost of the two-day training class, the FORTIFIED Evaluator Manual, the certification exam (minimum score to pass exam is 85%), certificate and ID Badge and listing in the FORTIFIED Home™ Provider Directory once all required documents are submitted.

Non-Evaluators – $550

The FORTIFIED Wise–Roofer demonstrates a solid understanding of the critical aspects of installation and documentation for roofing a new or existing home to meet FORTIFIED Home™ standards. This course is ideal for experienced roofers looking to expand their business and marketing opportunities.

Registration closes August 20.