Code of Ethics

The NAR Code of Ethics, adopted in 1913, was one of the first codifications of ethical duties adopted by any business group. The Code ensures that REALTORS® cooperates in furthering clients' best interests.

Read the Code of Ethics.

Have questions? Visit NAR's FAQs on Code of Ethics training requirements for new and continuing members. 

The Requirement

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

A new three-year cycle began on January 1, 2022. The deadline for this cycle is December 31, 2024

The Class

Code of Ethics Training is available online at no cost! 

You will need your NRDS number to access the online training. Please reach out to our office if you need assistance with your NRDS number.

For selecting GMAR courses that could satisfy the COE requirements, visit the Calendar and click on the class to see if a class meets the NAR Code of Ethics requirement for 2.5 hours.

Check your Status

To check whether you have completed your Code of Ethics training requirement, log into your "Member Account," click "Education Records," then click "Personal Education Tracking."