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Foundations of CRD Schedule & How to Register

Due to COVID-19, FINRA is currently not scheduling any onsite trainings. Please refer to the CRD Training and Support page to learn more about remote training opportunities, and join the Registration and Testing Information subscription list if you would like to receive email notifications about similar events and updates.

No sessions are currently available. Please check back for information on future sessions. 

There are three ways to register: online, fax, or mail.

Online registration is for credit card transactions only.


This training session is intended for compliance/registration staff of broker-dealers, investment advisers or third-party vendors with entitlement to CRD/IARD. If you are not associated with either a broker-dealer, investment adviser firm or otherwise not already entitled to CRD/IARD, please contact FINRA so we can better assess your specific CRD training needs.

*Payment is due upon registration. Registrants are solely responsible for travel and hotel accommodations costs.

Complete the downloadable registration form, including your credit card information, and fax it to FINRA Conference Registration at (202) 728-6956. This completes your registration; do not mail the original form. Please do not fax your registration form if paying by check.

Complete the downloadable registration form and mail it to the address below with a check made payable to FINRA.

Attention: Foundations of CRD Training
P.O. Box 418911
Boston, MA 02241-8911

Please Note: Registration may not be sent via overnight mail. Checks are sent directly to a bank lockbox, and the P.O. Boxes will not accept courier and overnight deliveries.

Firms with adequate accommodations can request to host Foundations of CRD training sessions. Host firms receive two free participant spaces in the trainings that they host. Learn more about hosting a Foundations of CRD Training Session.

Registration Confirmation

Confirmation of your registration will be sent to you within two weeks of receipt of payment. Your registration will be processed, and your space held, only at the time we receive the registration fee. Registrations will not be complete until full payment is received.

Cancellation Policy

Sessions are subject to cancellation based on the number of participants. We will notify registrants of session cancellations at least 30 days prior to session start dates. Registration fees will be refunded upon FINRA cancellation of a session.

If a registrant wishes to cancel, the following cancellation policy will be followed.

Notification of Cancellation:

  • 30+ days prior to the start date of the training session = 100% full refund of the registration fee
  • 14 to 30 days prior to the start date of the training session = full refund of the registration fee, less a $100.00 cancellation fee
  • Less than 14 days = no refund

Cancellation notification must be in writing and should be faxed to (202) 728-6956 or sent via email.

Hotel Information

FINRA is not holding hotel reservations for any session. Attendees are solely responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations. Please refer to the Foundations of CRD Frequently Asked Questions page for a brief list of suggested hotels that are in close proximity to the facility in which the training sessions will be held.

Payment is due upon registration. Registrants are solely responsible for the costs of travel and hotel accommodations.