Administration and Enforcement

The following materials from the National Association of REALTORS® are designed to assist local associations in the administration and enforcement of the training requirement.

If your association has suggestions about materials to add or would like to contribute resources, send an email to

NRDS Reports for Code of Ethics Training: Instructions

Use these reports (PDF) to view not only members who have completed NAR's online ethics training, but any existing REALTOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® member who has taken any form of ethics training (including classroom courses) that meets the required learning objectives and criteria and has been recorded in NRDS. The reports can be set up to view only existing REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® members that still need to complete training, or only existing REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® members that have taken training.

REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Overview

Learning objectives, possible delivery vehicles, and a sample topical outline for current-member training.

Video Instructions on How to Modify Education Records in NRDS

Watch this NRDS Quicktakes webex video to learn how to record your member's completion of Code of Ethics courses that satisfy the training requirements. This webex segment covers NRDS functions such as Add Education, Change Education, and View Education, as well as the COE Reports available.

New-Member Code of Ethics Orientation Overview

Learning objectives, possible delivery vehicles, and a sample topical outline to train new members.

New and Existing Member Ethics Training Requirements

Answers common questions for new members and existing members about the requirements; courses; tracking and recordkeeping; enforcement; and association responsibilities.

Code of Ethics/Professional Standards Policy Changes

View the changes made annually to the NAR Code of Ethics and professional standards procedures that can be included as part of any REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement classroom course.

Ethics Training Cycles

View the Code of Ethics Training cycles here.

Membership Suspension Information

Refer to this policy when a member does not complete the Code of Ethics Training Requirement.

Code of Ethics Traini​ng Completion

Search by state and association name or NRDS ID to see if Code of Ethics Training has been completed (member log-in required).

NRDS Course Codes & Numbers

Look them up here.

Panel D​iscussion of How AEs Can Best Administer the Requirement

View the video.


Code of Ethics Training

All options below fulfill the requirement.

  • Continuing Education (CE)
  • FREE Course for Existing Members
  • FREE Course for New Members
  • Information for AEs

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