REALTOR® Membership

Become a REALTOR® Member

Being a REALTOR® comes with responsibility and opportunity. Our REALTOR® members serve an important role in the community because they help people buy and sell homes with the ethical representation they deserve and need.

When you join NSDCAR, you become a member of our 6,000-agent network of professionals. Our mission is to give you the tools and support you need to thrive in your business.

How to Apply

If you want to join as a REALTOR®, please complete the appropriate application, and submit a copy of the following documentation with your application:

  • Complete the NSDCAR Membership Application, including the responsible broker’s signature. Your membership application can’t be processed without your broker’s signature.
  • Your California Department of Real Estate salesperson’s or broker’s license.
  • Your picture ID (driver’s license, etc.).
  • Payment of the appropriate dues amount.
  • If you have previously been a REALTOR® member with another association, please supply us with your NRDS# and a letter of good standing.

Your completed and signed application may be faxed to (760) 734-3976, mailed, or hand-delivered to any of our five service centers or our main office at 906 Sycamore Ave., Suite 104, Vista, CA 92081.

Designated REALTOR® (Broker of Record) With MLS

A licensed Real Estate Broker wishing to join NSDCAR must submit a completed “Broker” new member application along with a copy of their license and full payment of all applicable fees. A broker may be self-sponsored or they may be the managing broker of a licensed office. If their firm has a name different from their own, they must also submit a copy of their office’s license or DBA/articles of incorporation from the Department of Real Estate.

Application Form


REALTOR® Membership (Agent) with MLS

This membership includes a full REALTOR® membership with MLS subscription. A licensed Real Estate Salesperson wishing to join NSDCAR must be employed by a broker member of NSDCAR. An agent may not join NSDCAR unless their broker belongs to NSDCAR. An agent wishing to join NSDCAR must submit a completed REALTOR® new member application signed by their managing broker along with a copy of their DRE license, photo ID and full payment of applicable fees.

Application Form


REALTOR® Membership – No MLS

This membership includes full REALTOR® membership without an MLS subscription. A licensed Real Estate Salesperson wishing to join NSDCAR must be employed by a broker member of NSDCAR. An agent may not join NSDCAR unless their broker belongs to NSDCAR. An agent wishing to join NSDCAR must submit a completed REALTOR® new member application signed by their managing broker along with a copy of their DRE license, photo ID and full payment of applicable fees.

Application Form


Secondary Members

A licensee may join any REALTOR® Association they choose as a secondary member without their broker being a member of that association (this does not apply to MLS service).

Application Form 


Transferring to NSDCAR from Another Association

Make the switch to NSDCAR today and you will immediately experience incredible services, savings, and value! Our membership department is happy to help with this transition. You can reach us at (760) 734-3971. We look forward to providing you and your agents professional support for your business success.

Transfer Application Form

Payment for renewing members is due by January 15, 2019.
For new members applying after January, please contact membership@nsdcar.com for the prorated dues amount.