NAR Policy Summary for Periodic Ethics Training

Members of the National Association of REALTORS® are required to complete periodic ethics training of not less than 2 hours and 30 minutes of instructional time once every two years. Associations of REALTORS® are required to provide access to such programs to members either on their own, in conjunction with other Associations, or through some other method (such as home study, correspondence or internet based online courses). Any course offered by an Association, regardless of format, must meet the learning objectives and minimum criteria for such courses as established by the National Association of REALTORS® from time to time.

Code of Ethics Training Cycles

Below are the cycle dates for the Code of Ethics Training Requirement. Training must be completed at anytime during these established cycles.

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.

Current Cycle

January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020

Future Cycles

January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022
January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024

Check your status

Existing members wishing to fulfill the Code of Ethics Training Requirement can take the free course in person at NCMAR or online at the Free Existing Member Course.