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Series 66 – Uniform Combined State Law Exam

NASAA has updated the test specifications for each of its examinations to better reflect the skills and knowledge needed by broker-dealer agents and investment adviser representatives today. The updated test specifications will be effective starting June 12, 2023. For more information, please visit the NASAA website.


The Series 66 exam — the NASAA Uniform Combined State Law Examination — is a North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) exam administered by FINRA.

The exam consists of 100 scored questions. Candidates have 150 minutes to complete the exam. In order for a candidate to pass the Series 66 exam, he/she must correctly answer at least 73 of the 100 scored questions.

There is no prerequisite for the Series 66 exam.  However, the Series 7 exam is a co-requisite to the Series 66 exam. 

For additional information about this exam, including the content outline, please visit the exams page on the NASAA website.

For information about IAR CE, please visit NASAA's IAR CE page. Investment adviser representatives (IARs) can apply Regulatory Element training to the Products and Practices requirement. For information on how to do this, individuals can visit the FinPro (Financial Professional Gateway) page or firms can visit the Firm Settings Guide.