What are the requirements to earn the e-PRO® certification?
To earn your certification, you must:
- Be in good standing with the National Association of REALTORS® or a cooperating international association
- Complete the two-day e-PRO® certification coursework.
- Submit a one-time application fee of $149.
Where are the classroom courses available?
You can check www.Training4RE.com to find courses scheduled in your area. If you don't see anything scheduled in your immediate area, please contact your state or local association to request a course.
Is there an annual fee to maintain the certification?
No. As long as you are a current member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), you may use the e-PRO® certification without any annual recertification fees.
Is continuing education (CE) available?
For the classroom setting, please contact your local course provider to make sure they have secured CE. For the online course, you can see if the online course qualifies for CE in your state.
What does it cost to earn the certification?
If you decide to take the e-PRO® coursework in a live classroom setting, the course fee is decided by the course provider.
Are annual dues required to maintain and use the e-PRO® certification?
As long as you are a current member of NAR, you can continue to use the e-PRO® certification no matter when you earned it. You will be included in the e-PRO® online directory. A new e-PRO® logo and marketing materials will be available for use as you reprint your business cards, update your website, etc. If you wish to refresh your social media and technology skills, please visit NAR Tech Edge for a list of one-day technology skills conference events.
How soon can I begin using the e-PRO® certification in my marketing materials?
You may begin using the e-PRO® certification after you receive an email from NAR that you have officially been awarded the certification.
Does completion of the e-PRO® certification count toward other NAR designations/certifications?
NAR's e-PRO® certification counts as elective credit for the ABR® designation.