Continuing Education

Continuing Education is not tracked at the board level, but occasionally audited by the state of Indiana. Agents are not required to submit their CE certificates to anyone; instead, they should save the proof of completion in an accessible place for up to 5 years in case of an audit.

BBOR does ensure the Code of Ethics (COE) requirement is met for each 3 year cycle by collecting proof of completion certificates. Submit your COE certificates to

*Requirements for Continuing Education vary based on when someone obtained their license and if they are a managing broker or not. Please check the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) website for information about the requirements and the cycle open/close dates.

NAR’s Code of Ethics

All REALTORS® (including Appraisers) are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 hours, 30 minutes of instructional time within three-year cycles.


Indiana Brokers need to complete 36 hours of CE to renew their license every 3 years; however, 12 of the 36 CE hours must be completed EVERY year.

Managing Broker

Managing Broker Eligibility licensees are required to complete 12 hours of CE each year, with 4 of the 12 credits being Managing Broker CE.

New Licensee

As of July 1, 2014, a broker must complete within the first two (2) years of licensure thirty (30) hours of approved post licensing education. (The 30 Hour Post Licensing Course for New Licensees) A licensee is exempt from meeting the regular continuing education requirements until a full 2-year CE cycle has completed. Once a licensee has gone through this period, they will be required to complete 12 hours of CE per year.


Indiana Appraisers are required to complete 28 hours of continuing education every 2 years including a required 7 hour National USPAP course. Click here for appraiser resources.

The Appraisal Foundation

IAR CE & License Renewal


NAR Code of Ethics Training

State Information Center Contact:  1-800-457-5292

IAR 1-800-284-0084