How to Get the Series 7 License

Requirements for the Series 7 License

  1. Step 1: Prepare for the Series 7 license with STC exam prep.
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  2. Step 2: You must be age 18 or older to sit for the Series 7 exam
  3. Step 3: Find a member firm to sponsor you
  4. To take the Series 7 exam, you must be associated with and sponsored by a member firm.
  5. Step 4: Enroll in your FINRA Series 7 exam
  6. Upon receipt of candidate eligibility information from your sponsoring organization, FINRA will email you enrollment instructions.
  7. After you enroll, you will have a 120-day window to schedule your exam at a Prometric test center.
  8. Learn more about enrollment on the FINRA website.
  9. Step 5: Schedule your Series 7 exam
  10. After you enroll to take the exam, you have 120 days to schedule and take the exam at a Prometric test center.
  11. Schedule your exam on the Prometric website or call their Contact Center.
  12. Be sure to review your exam confirmation email for your exam-day details.
    Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled exam.
  13. Upon completion, you will receive a printed copy of your score report.
  14. Schedule your exam on the Prometric website or call their Contact Center.
  15. Be sure to review your exam confirmation email for your exam-day details.
  16. Arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled exam.
  17. Upon completion, you will receive a printed copy of your score report.
  18. Step 6: Pass your Series 7 exam & get your Series 7 license
  19. You must pass both the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam and the Series 7 exam to obtain the General Securities Representative registration.
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