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.
Complete the Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) two-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.