Registered Social Security Analyst (RSSA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts Ltd (NARSSA.ORG)
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Client experience demonstrated in one of the following ways:
  • Are a FINRA registered securities professional or advisor
  • Are a CPA, a CFP, an EA, a lawyer or have another professional license issued by a state agency
  • Have an insurance license issued by the state in which you practice
  • Have registered with the IRS to prepare tax returns having a valid PTIN
Education Requirements Five online self-study NARSSA courses (approximately 15 hours)
Examination Type Final RSSA designation certificate exam (online, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements Four hours annually
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online Online at Find a Registered Social Security Analyst
Investor Complaint Process Follow instructions at Code of Professional Conduct
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By None