Central Registration Depository (Web CRD)

FINRA operates Web CRD®, the central licensing and registration system for the U.S. securities industry and its regulators. The system contains the registration records of more than 4,000 registered broker-dealers, and the qualification, employment and disclosure histories of more than 638,000 active registered individuals.

Web CRD also facilitates the processing and payment of registration-related fees such as form filings, fingerprint submissions, qualification exams and continuing education sessions. Web CRD is a secure system for entitled users only. Firms must complete FINRA’s entitlement process noted below to request access to use Web CRD by completing FINRA’s entitlement process noted below.


  • ARM 2015 Educational Conference
    Representatives of FINRA’s Registration and Disclosure and Member Relations departments presented at the Association of Registration Management’s annual conference, which was held March 9 – 11, 2015, on Amelia Island, Florida.