Code of Ethics Training

REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within two-year cycles. The two-year requirement is new, background information on the change is available. The training must meet specific learning objectives and criteria established by the National Association of REALTORS®.                 

Check Code of Ethics Status (2019-2020)

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method, such as home study, correspondence, classroom courses, or online courses. Read the consequences for failing to complete Code of Ethics training.

Note for Existing Members: By clicking on the buttons below, you will leave and go to the Center for REALTOR® Development website. The Center for REALTOR® Development username and password are different from Register as a new user if you have never logged in to that site.


All courses below fulfill the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement

Educational Tools

Code of Ethics Continuing Education (CE) Option, $29.95

  • Course offers an estimated 3 credit hours of CE for $29.95
  • List of states that grant CE credit via The CE Shop

CE Course

Professionals Taking Course With Notebooks

Code of Ethics Course for Existing Members (Free)

  • Customizable learning experience
  • No final exam, members must pass module quizzes
  • Specialized content for residential, commercial, and appraiser practitioners
  • View your options for customizing this course
  • Not eligible for CE credits

Existing Member Course

Adult education classroom

Code of Ethics Course for New Members (Free)

  • New members and individuals with a break in membership over one year are required to take this training
  • Members only need their NRDS ID to take this course. Look up your NRDS ID.
  • Not eligible for CE credits

New Member Course

Before You Take the Training

For Association Executives