Code of Ethics Training Requirements

What is the policy?

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. This extends the current cycle deadline from Dec. 31, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2021.

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®


How can I check my Code of Ethics status?

Visit the NAR Website and log in to your account. On the “My Education” section, you will see your Code of Ethics status.

What class will fulfill my Code of Ethics requirement?

NAR offers a free online Code of Ethics course that fulfills the requirement. You can take this class on NAR’s Learning Library website.

Having trouble registering on the Learning Library website? Use our step-by-step guide.


You can contact the SCCAOR Membership Team at 408-445-8500 or email at or through our online chat.