Code of Ethics Training - Mandated by NAR
Existing REALTOR® members must complete 2.5 hours of ethics training, meeting specific learning objectives and criteria, within two-year cycles. REALTORS® who have completed the required ethics training within a two-year cycle in one association shall not be required to complete any further ethics training for that same training cycle if the REALTOR® becomes or is a member of another association.
All REALTORS® must complete the Code of Ethics training through NAR by December 31, 2020. 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, 2020
January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022
If taking the online training, both the free course or the paid CE course will satisfy the requirement. You will need to have an account to complete either of the online training courses. To create an account, click New User Registration when you sign up.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How can I check to see if I have completed the Code of Ethics requirement? You can check to see if you have completed the requirement on NAR's website. Log in to www.nar.realtor. Once logged in, click on My Account and then click on Manage Account. Under Other Links, click on View your Education Records (NRDS). If you see one of the Course Numbers below then you have completed the Code of Ethics requirement. If you do not see either Course Number listed then you still need to complete your Code of Ethics training before December 31, 2020.
Course Numbers - New Members: BPP COEN 20191 BPP COEN 20201
Course Numbers - Continuing Members: BPP COEC 2019C6 BPP COEC 2020C6
Do I still need to complete Code of Ethics training if I have Emeritus, Honorary or other Exempt Status from the BRE? Yes, ALL active REALTOR® members must complete COE by December 31, 2020 EXCEPT Emeritus Members. NAR Emeritus members do not have to complete Code of Ethics training.
I have completed my Code of Ethics training. How do I submit my certificate of completion? You may submit your certificate to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 949-586-0382.
What classes will satisfy my Code of Ethics requirement? The following classes offered by OC REALTORS® will fulfill your Code of Ethics obligation.
Ethics classes provided by a DRE approved provider will also qualify.
View additional FAQs on NAR's website