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Certified Deferred Retirement Option Plan Consultant (cDROP)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization
Issuing Organization DROP Institute
Qualification and Training Requirements

Candidates must hold a Series 7, Series 6 or Series 65 registration or any applicable recognized financial services industry license or certification relating to management of money

Designation Training Requirements

Self-study training program

Designation Exam Type

Online, closed-book course exam

Continuing Education Requirements

15 hours every two years

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online resource for investors who register as members at

Investor Complaint Process

Email complaints to [email protected] with the subject line “Complaint against CDROP Professional,” or send by mail to DROP Institute, 1 Ardmore Street, New Windsor, NY 12553.

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