Code of ethics

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Realtor® Code of Ethics Requirements

In November 2019, 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. The current cycle open is January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024.

If you have not returned your certificate to fulfill this requirement for the 2019-2021 cycle that ended December 31, 2021 please submit that certificate as soon as possible to

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®. 

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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.