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Code of Ethics Training

NAR's Board of Directors approved a change to the Code of Ethics training requirement, extending it from every two years to every three years. This extends the current cycle deadline from Dec. 31, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2021.

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®.

Training may be completed through NAR’s online courses or through another method, such as online or classroom courses via local/state associations. Read the consequences for failing to complete Code of Ethics training.

Courses offered by 3rd-party providers designed for state CE credit may count towards your association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics Training Requirement, but NAR does not track such courses nor approve them. Individuals considering those courses should check with their local association of REALTORS® to ascertain whether any such course will count, as only local associations approve courses.

All courses below fulfill the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement.
Find out which one applies to you.

  • New members and individuals with a break in membership over one year are required to take this training
  • Members only need their NRDS ID to take this course. Look up your NRDS ID.
  • View Training Resources for New Members
  • Not eligible for CE credits
  • All states require continuing education to renew your Real Estate license
  • CLICK HERE to view GAR’s Continuing Education Schedule
  • NAR’s course offers an estimated 3 credit hours of CE for $29.95
  • View Training Resources for Existing Members
  • Other online options:
  • Customizable learning experience
  • No final exam, members must pass module quizzes
  • Specialized content for residential, commercial, and appraiser practitioners
  • View your options for customizing this course
  • Not eligible for CE credits
  • NAR's Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) program fulfills the Code of Ethics Training Requirement for existing members
  • An Endorsement empowering REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism
  • Not eligible for CE credits

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