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If, after reviewing this information, you are interested in becoming an arbitrator, apply to our roster today. Unless waived by FINRA at its discretion, arbitrator applicants must have a minimum of five years of paid business and/or professional experience and at least two years of college-level credits.

Note about hearing locations: FINRA assigns each approved arbitrator to one primary hearing location, which is the closest  hearing location to an arbitrator’s primary residence. The closest hearing location may be outside of the state of residence.

Online Application

If the NAMC approves your application, you will receive written notice of your approval and will be ready to start the Basic Arbitrator Training Program.

The online arbitrator application is compatible with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and 9
  • Firefox 13 and higher
  • Google Chrome

Questions on the Application Process

Please contact us by email or (855) 209-1620 or (212) 858-3999 if you have any questions about the application process. You may also review the Arbitrator Application User Guide .

Refer an Arbitrator Candidate

Do you know someone who may be interested in becoming a candidate? Please email their name and contact information to Mara Weinstein.