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NAR Biennial Code of Ethics Requirement

REALTORS® are required to complete biennial ethics training of no less than 2 ½ hours of instructional time.

CURRENT CODE OF ETHICS DEADLINE: You must complete a qualified course between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018 AND provide proof of completion*.

Are You in Compliance?
Click here (list updated 12-14-18)
If your name appears on this list you are in compliance for the current cycle.

  • Secondary members of VCCAR must meet the requirement via their primary association. Secondary members will not appear on this list. Contact your primary association to confirm that you are in compliance.
  • REALTOR® Emeritus members are exempt from the requirement.

    Code of Ethics Compliance Options


    For Existing Members

    VCCAR: has a variety class dates and times to select from. View the class schedule to make your selection and register. *If you take a class from VCCAR your record will be notated accordingly as completed and in compliance.

    Register here

    NAR: offers a FREE online course for existing members. The course typically takes 2.5 hours to complete, require a test at the end, and will automatically record a certificate upon successful completion*.

    Register here

    C.A.R.: As a C.A.R. Member in 2018, you will receive a FREE 45-Hour Pack-age of Online CE Courses for your License Renewal. All packages meet the CalBRE requirements for mandatory subjects and course categories. All packages include courses that fulfill the REALTOR® Code of Ethics Training Requirement.

    Register here

    New Members

    As a requirement of membership, you have 60 days to complete New Member Orientation (live, in-person) and Code of Ethics (online) class.

    1. The online NAR Code of Ethics course MUST be completed BEFORE you attend the in-person New Member Orientation.

    2. Upon the completion of online course, NAR will provide a certificate of completion. You will need to EMAIL NAR Code of Ethics certificate to: ashley@vcrealtors.com

    3. VCCAR will record your certificate as complying with the NAR Biennial Code of Ethics requirement.

    Register here

    Send Your Code of Ethics Completion Certificate

    1. Online Upload Tool

    Please click below to UPLOAD a PDF copy of your completed (and current) course certificate.

    2. EMAIL

    Simply EMAIL a copy of your completed (and cur-rent) Biennial Code of Ethics Training certificate to: barbara@vcrealtors.com

    3. FAX

    Simply FAX a copy of your completed (and current) Biennial Code of Ethics Training certificate to: 805-981-2107


    If you take a Code of Ethics course from anyone other than VCCAR, C.A.R., or NAR you MUST provide a copy of your certificate of completion. This will allow us to notate your records accordingly. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate contacting our office for more information.

    Code of Ethics Classes
    Dates: Ongoing
    Location: VCCAR Training Room

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