Increase in FINRA & MSRB Exam Fees

Next month both MSRB and FINRA exam fees will increase. Effective April 1, 2015, individuals who register for one of the following exams will be charged the new rates… Continue reading

Next month both MSRB and FINRA exam fees will increase. The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) will raise their development fee for professional qualification exams from $60 to $150. In addition, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) will also raise their exam fees by approximately $5-$15 per exam. Effective April 1, 2015, individuals who register for one of the following exams will be charged the new rates:

[Old rate] new rate

Series 4 – Registered Options Principal [$100] $105

Series 6 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative [$95] $100

Series 7 – General Securities Representative [$290] $305

Series 9 – General Securities Sales Supervisor – Options Module [$75] $80

Series 10 – General Securities Sales Supervisor – General Module [$120] $125

Series 11 – Assistant Representative – Order Processing [$75] $80

Series 14 – Compliance Official [$335] $350

Series 16 – Supervisory Analyst [$230] $240

Series 17 – Limited Registered Representative [$75] $80

Series 22 – Direct Participation Programs Representative [$95] $100

Series 23 – General Securities Principal Sales Supervisor Module [$95] $100

Series 24 – General Securities Principal [$115] $120

Series 26 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal [$95] $100

Series 27 – Financial and Operations Principal [$115] $120

Series 28 – Introducing Broker-Dealer Financial and Operations Principal [$95] $100

Series 37 – Canada Module of S7 (Options Required) [$175] $185

Series 38 – Canada Module of S7 (No Options Required) [$175] $185

Series 39 – Direct Participation Programs Principal [$90] $95

Series 42 – Registered Options Representative [$70] $75

Series 51 – Municipal Fund Securities Limited Principal [$95] $105 + $150 = $255

Series 52 – Municipal Securities Representative [$120] $130 + $150 = $280

Series 53 – Municipal Securities Principal [$105] $115 + $150 = $265

Series 55 – Limited Representative – Equity Trader [$105] $110

Series 62 – Corporate Securities Limited Representative [$90] $95

Series 72 – Government Securities Representative [$105] $110

Series 79 – Investment Banking Qualification Examination [$290] $305

Series 82 – Limited Representative – Private Securities Offering [$90] $95

Series 86 – Research Analyst – Analysis [$175] $185

Series 87 – Research Analyst – Regulatory [$125] $130

Series 99 – Operations Professional [$125] $130

 

This information came from http://www.finra.org/sites/default/files/rule_filing_file/SR-FINRA-2015-006.pdf and http://www.msrb.org/~/media/Files/SEC-Filings/2015/MSRB-2015-01.ashx?la=en

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