How to Get a Series 66 License

Securities Training Corporation has trained over a million experts in the financial industry since 1969. If you are ready to get your Series 66 license, our Series 66 program will help you pass with confidence.

Series 66 Requirements

  1. Step 1: Prepare for the Series 66 license with STC exam prep.
    • Gain access to practice exams, flashcards, instructor hotline and more
  2. Step 2: You must be age 18 or older to obtain your Series 66 license.
  3. Step 3: Find a Sponsor or take the exam on your own
    • If you’re taking the exam independently, you must create a FINRA account and file an exam request with FINRA. You may create a new account and register here.
    • If you’re sponsored by a firm, your sponsoring firm will send your completed Form U4 to FINRA.
  4. Step 4: Enroll in your FINRA Series 66 exam
    • If you are associated with a FINRA member firm, the firm must file Form U4, and then FINRA will email you enrollment instructions
    • If you are not associated with a firm, you can enroll for your Series 66 exam on the FINRA website
    • After you are enrolled, you will have a 120-day window to schedule your exam at a Prometric test center
  5. Step 5: Schedule your Series 66 exam
    • After you are enrolled to take the exam, you have 120 days to schedule and take the exam at a Prometric test center
    • You can schedule your exam at or by calling their Contact Center at (800) 578-6273
    • Be sure to review your exam confirmation email for your exam-day details
    • Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled exam
    • You will also receive a printed copy of your score report
  6. Step 6: Get your Series 66 exam results
    • If your test was completed on a computer, you'll get your results once you complete the exam
    • You will also receive a printed copy of your score report
  7. Step 7: Get your Series 66 license
    • Passing the Series 66 exam is a co-requisite to a license. Before you can get licensed/registered you must also pass the SIE, and Series 7 exams.
    • You may pass the SIE without a sponsor but will need to obtain a sponsor to complete the Series 7 exam and earn your General Securities registration.
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