On February 24, FINRA added the Series 24, the Series 57, the Series 79 and the Series 99 to the list of exams that are available for online delivery. Exams that were already available for online testing include the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, Series 66, Series 3, Series 30, Series 31, Series 32 and Series. That means if you intend to sit for any of those exams, you will now able to complete them online or at a Prometric test center.
Candidates who wish to take the Series 24, 57, 79, or 99 exams online, should visit FINRA’s “Schedule An Exam” page. If you intend to take the Series 24, 57, 79, or 99 online, you must submit an interim accommodation request to FINRA. Note that such a request is not required for those who wish to take the SIE, Series 6, or Series 7 exams online. On the interim accommodation form, in addition to name and CRD number, an exam candidate will need to explain why they are requesting to take their exam online.
Online availability of the Series 24, 57, 79, and 99 exams is being done on an interim basis. FINRA says that it will continue to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to determine when it will end this interim provision.
If you are interested in taking your exam online, it might be beneficial to learn more about a typical remote test-taking experience. Here is a 2020 Solomon Exam Prep blog post that gives a first-hand account from someone who took a FINRA-administered exam online.
In order to take an exam online via FINRA, you must follow the Prometric ProProctor requirements, which can be found here. Additionally, FINRA offers this webpage for those interested in preparing for their online ProProctor test.
Solomon Exam Prep has helped thousands pass the SIE and Series 3, 6, 7, 14, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 63, 65, 66, 79, 82 and 99 exams.