MANDATORY 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 local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses. Failure to complete training during any cycle will lead to suspension of membership
for the January and February immediately following the cycle deadline, with termination of membership starting March 1 after the cycle deadline.
January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024
January 1, 2025 to December 31, 2027
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I have completed the Code of Ethics requirement?
I’ve already completed Code of Ethics training at another association before I transferred to PWR. Do I have to do this over?
- Sign in to your account at https://www.nar.realtor/
- Click here after signing in to your account: Check Code of Ethics Status.
If you have already completed the required ethics training within a three-year cycle at another association, you are not required to complete further ethics training for that same training cycle if you became a member at PWR.
If I have Emeritus, Honorary or other Exempt Status, do I still need to meet the Code of Ethics requirememt?
NAR Emeritus members do not have to complete Code of Ethics training. However, ALL OTHER ACTIVE REALTORS® members must complete COE by December 31, 2021.
I already completed my Code of Ethics training within the last 3 years through a third party (not NAR).
If you completed a code of ethics training course within this cycle period
(January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021) please email a copy of your certificate to
Make sure to include your name and DRE license number.
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Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
N.A.R. Information for Mandated Code of Ethics Training
(general information & where you can check your status/passcode required)
For New Members:
For Existing Members: