Certification Programs


Why Certify?

A certification identifies you as a dedicated professional and acknowledges your personal achievements, improves your level of practice and highlights you as an industry leader.

NARI’s certification is also a powerful marketing tool, providing clients with assurance that they’re choosing expert professionals with not only years of experience and a commitment to ethical conduct, but also a dedication to ongoing training.

Consumers view certified individuals as:

  • Better trained
  • More highly skilled
  • More professional
  • More reliable
  • More ethical
  • More knowledgeable, with up-to-date information on the latest tools, trends, techniques and materials
  • Quality-oriented with a sense of pride in his/her work

NARI Certifications

Virtual Certification Prep Course Summary

CR, CRS, CRA    

August 31, 2015


February 12, 2015
September 3, 2015


February 25, 2015
June, 17, 2015
September 30, 2015


February 24, 2015


March 24, 2015   April 7, 2015  (Date Change)
July 14, 2014
October 27, 2015

Certification Exam Dates

The NARI Certification Board has established fixed exam dates for all NARI Certifications. These dates apply regardless of where the prep (study group) class was conducted.

Upcoming 2015 Exam Dates:
  • May 4 through 17
  • August 24 through September 5
  • December 1 through 12

E-mail certification@nari.org for more information.