Upcoming FINRA Outage:

FINRA systems will be down Saturday, April 8th from 7:00 p.m. CDT to 10:00 p.m. CDT. During this time, Candidates will not be able to schedule, reschedule or cancel exam appointments.

Important Information

All Continuing Education (CE) Regulatory Element programs are available online. CE participants with an open Regulatory Element requirement must complete their session using the FINRA CE Online System®. If you are a participant unable to complete your requirement via the on line system due to a disability pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please review FINRA’s CE Online website for additional details.

FINRA: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

FINRA is a self-regulatory organization of the securities industry that is subject to oversight by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). FINRA is responsible for the regulation of the Nasdaq Stock Market as well as the over-the-counter securities market.

New! Seat Search Appointment Finder and Improved Web Registration!

Try the new Seat Availability button located to the right to find appointments in seconds — no log in required.


First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. First Name, Last Name and FINRA ID fields must match the information entered in FINRA’s Web CRD. Once the account is created, you can immediately schedule your appointment.

A separate username is no longer required. Enter your First Name, Last Name and FINRA ID to access your account. Same-day appointments can only be scheduled for test centers in the U.S. by an Americas customer service agent on Monday through Friday. Same-day scheduling is not permitted for an exam delivered outside of the U.S. If you cannot find your preferred date on the web, please contact customer service for further assistance.

After you schedule your test, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.

If severe weather or a natural disaster makes travel to the test center inaccessible or unsafe, your appointment may be delayed or cancelled. Candidates may call Pearson VUE at 800-274-0456 for details regarding delays and cancellations during severe weather.

Group Reservations Made Easy

Use Pearson VUE’s Appointment Concierge service - Reserving seats for group appointments couldn’t be easier!

  • Let us know when and where you want to reserve seats.
  • We will reserve the seats and schedule your firm’s candidates.

Learn more about the Appointment Concierge Service.

FINRA Reschedule/Cancellation Policy

Individuals who reschedule or cancel a FINRA qualification examination three to 10 business days prior to their scheduled appointment will be subject to a cancellation and reschedule policy. For detailed information, please review FINRA’s Cancellation and Reschedule Policy. There is no charge for rescheduling or canceling an appointment if the change is made in a timely manner. Untimely cancellation of an exam or failing to show for an appointment is subject to a penalty fee. Refer to FINRA’s cancellation and reschedule policy.

Last updated 2016-10-07