Mandatory Code of Ethics Requirements for REALTORS®
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Still need to complete your required Biennial Code of Ethics Requirement?

ORRA’s live COE classes are now full, but two online options are available to fulfill the COE training requirements by December 31:

Questions? Contact the ORRA Professional Development Department at 407.513.7268 or

About the Training Requirement

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

A new two-year cycle began January 1, 2017. The deadline for this cycle is December 31, 2018. 

Training may be completed through local REALTOR® associations or through another method such as classroom courses, or online courses. 

STEP ONE: Determine if you need the training

If you have successfully completed one of the following for cycle 5 code of ethics since January 1, 2017, then you have satisfied the REALTOR® Code of Ethics training requirement: 

  • Completed a NAR Code of Ethics training class

  • Attended a live Code of Ethics class at ORRA

  • Attended the Professional Standards Annual Training Course

  • Attended the Professional Standards Course in the GRI 100 Series

  • Completed ORRA's Online Code of Ethics Course through or

Verifying your status: To verify that your record accurately reflects a Code of Ethics course you have already taken or completed online, login to your account by clicking on "Member LOGIN", located under "Quick Links" on ORRA Homepage,  and entering your NRDS ID # (also known as your ORRA Member # or MLS ID #) and Password.

When your account appears, there will be a blue box at the top left corner with your name in it.  In that box you will see the statement, "COE Complete: Yes" or "COE Complete: No".

If the "COE Complete" category has a status of Yes, then you have met the requirement and do not need to take additional training.  If the status is No, refer to Step Two below to review your options or contact the ORRA Professional Development Department at 407.513.7268 or to schedule the required training.


    STEP TWO: Fulfilling the REALTOR® Code of Ethics requirement

    If you have determined that you need to complete the Code of Ethics requirement, you can:


    If you have any questions, please contact ORRA's Professional Development Department at or call 407-513-7268.

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