After having written the Series 6
examination, there would be significant overlap with the Series 7
in areas such as mutual funds, unit investment trusts
, and municipal securities.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
or FINRA, (formerly the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)), indicates that if you have successfully completed your Series 6 examination and you would like to become a licensed general securities registered representative, you can take all of the Series 22
, 42, 52, 62, 72, and 82 examinations in lieu of the Series 7 examination. More information can be seen in FINRAs qualification diagram here