CRS Real Estate Designation Requirements - RRC


There are two paths to earning CRS Designation: the 60/30/30 or Pro Program.

Combine The Residential Real Estate Council's education with your transaction experience and you’re on your way to earning recognition as one of the top agents in the industry.

Designation Requirements

There are two paths to the CRS Designation, designed to meet you wherever you are in your career.

Choose Your Path

For International CRS Designation program educational and production requirements  click here.

Please note: CRS Designees are required to take two hours of RRC Education within a calendar year, in addition to paying their dues, to maintain their designation standing.

How to Get Started

Join Residential Real Estate Council

Join the Residential Real Estate Council.

Take the required education. 

Earn your Designation.

Reach out to the Council at any time by calling 800-462-8841 or emailing We are here to help.

What Designees Are Saying 

A fellow CRS is always the best bet in locating highly trained real estate individuals throughout the U.S. and beyond. Fabulous referral network!

Julie Albert, CRS 

Julie Albert, CRS Designee

Why Earn the CRS Designation?

The Council’s education programs and referral network provide CRS Designees with the superior knowledge, connections and tools to be more productive.

Earn Your CRS Designation

Having the CRS Designation provides you with numerous benefits, from our free mobile CRM and lead generation tools to the recognition you receive. To learn more about designee benefits, click here.

FAQs About CRS Designation Process

Answers to frequently asked questions about the designation process.

Continuing Education Credits

Understand RRC Education and the credits needed for designation.

CRS Designation Maintenance

Designees are required to maintain their designation status with two hours of continued education.