Series 7 Examination

Series 7 Examination

Individuals who want to enter the securities industry to sell any type of securities must take the Series 7 examination—formally known as the General Securities Representative Examination. Individuals who pass the Series 7 are eligible to register with all self-regulatory organizations to trade.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) administers the Series 7 examination. For more information, visit FINRA’s website where you can learn about the Series 7 exam and its qualification and registration process.

We have provided this information as a service to investors.  It is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SEC policy.  If you have questions concerning the meaning or application of a particular law or rule, please consult with an attorney who specializes in securities law.