Designation Requirements for International REALTORS®

Checklist for International REALTORS® earning the ABR® Designation:

  1. Membership Requirement
    You must be a member in good standing with an association outside of the U.S. (“Cooperating Association”) which is a party to a Bilateral Cooperation Agreement with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
    Get more information on NAR’s list of Cooperating Associations.
  2. Education
    Complete the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) 2-Day course online or in the classroom.
  3. One-Time Application Fee
    Pay the one-time application fee of USD$185 via our payment portal HERE.
  4. Maintaining Your ABR® Designation
    Once you’ve earned the ABR® Designation you will also be an International REALTOR® Member of NAR for the balance of that calendar year.
    Maintaining your NAR International REALTOR® Membership with ONE yearly fee of $75 will keep all of your NAR Designations and Certifications active. Please note that if your International REALTOR® Membership goes inactive, so will your ABR® Designation. 

 

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