National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP)

Launch your career! Often the first credential earned, the National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) training assists leasing agents with integrating successful sales techniques, increasing resident retention, and meeting resident needs. Offered in the spring and the fall, this consecutive three-day training is supplemented by an additional day of market survey presentations.

Core concepts include:

- Application of fair housing laws
- Managing objections and the move-in process
- Relationship building
- Securing and processing lease renewals
- Conducting a market survey 

NALP Requirements
To earn your NALP credential, you must complete the coursework and exam within 12 months of declaring candidacy.

- Minimum of 6 months of onsite leasing experience. (This requirement may be met after completion of coursework, market survey, and NALP exam. During that period, you will hold a Provisional NALP.)
- Successful completion of seven modules
- Passing the market survey
- Passing the NALP exam

About the Exam
The NALP exam is a computerized exam done at home or in your office. It is 1.5 hours long with 100 multiple-choice questions. It is a timed test, where you can skip questions and come back later. You can also check your answers before the clock stops. Click here for more information.

Maintaining the NALP Credential
The NALP credential requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual NALP dues of $50 and documentation of three hours of continuing education credit should be submitted to complete the annual NALP renewal. Click here for online submission and renewal information.

Additional Resources
NALP Practice Test
- NALP Online Course
- Candidate Handbook

If you would like to register for NJAA's NALP course, please click here for more information or contact us at