Series 63 Exam

The Series 63 exam administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA, on behalf of The North American Securities Administrators Association Completion of the Series 63 exam will allow a securities agent who has passed the series 6, 7 or 62 exams to transaction business with the residents in all states that require the series 63 exam.

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Exam Details

Time Limit: One hour and 15 minutes
Cost: $115
Number of Questions: 60, plus 5 "pre-test" questions
Passing Score: 72%
Format: Multiple Choice
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for registration. If registering as an individual, you must complete Form U-10.
Exam Date(s): Any day of the week, excluding Sundays
Exam Locations: Find an exam center in your state here. Complete information about your appropriate testing center, admittance requirements and exam administration will be included with the enrollment confirmation form mailed to you.
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Exam Topic Weights

Function 1: State Securities Acts and Related Rules and Regulations - 36 questions;

Function 2: Ethical Practices and Fiduciary Obligations 26 questions;

Total 60 Questions

For an in-depth breakdown, see the North American Securities Administrators Association's (NASAA) study guide.

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