How to Get Series 79

Securities Training Corporation has trained over a million experts in the financial industry since 1969. If you are ready to get your Series 79 license, our Series 79  program will help you pass with confidence.

Series 79 Requirements

  1. Step 1: Prepare for the Series 79 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 79 license

  3. Step 3: Find a member firm to sponsor you
    • To take the Series 79 exam and get your Series 79 license, you must be associated with and sponsored by a member firm
  4. Step 4: Enroll in your FINRA Series 79 exam
    • Upon receipt of candidate eligibility information from your sponsoring organization, FINRA will email you enrollment instructions
    • After you enroll, you will have a 120-day window to schedule your exam at a Prometric test center
    • You can find more enrollment info on the FINRA website
  5. Step 5: Schedule your Series 79 exam
    • After you enroll 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 79 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: Pass the SIE exam
    • You must pass both the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam and the Series 79 exam to obtain the Investment Banking Representative registration
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Get your Series 79 License with STC:

Over 1,000,000 people have used STC to pass their securities licensing exam. For 50 years STC has helped many students prepare for their series 79 licensing exam. STC’s series 79 exam pass rates are over 20% higher than the national average