Definition of Series 26 Exam

The Series 26 Exam is designed to test those individuals who wish to supervise or manager other representatives who offer, sell or purchase mutual funds or sell variable annuity contracts. This is not a stand-alone exam and candidates must be aware of the required prerequisites before they register for the Series 26. The Series 26 Exam focuses on testing individual knowledge in the areas of:

  • Hiring and Qualifications – 11 Questions
  • Training of Representatives – 19 Questions
  • Supervision – 24 Questions
  • Sales Practices – 32 Questions
  • Business Processing and Recordkeeping Rules – 24 Questions

The Series 26 Exam is a 110 question multiple-choice exam that must be completed within 2_ hours. This exam is administered year round at Prometrics and Pearson testing centers and costs $85.00. Please note that the $95.00 only covers the cost of the exam and there will be other fees involved in the testing process. The Series 26 Exam is required for many individuals working in the securities field. Successfully passing this exam requires a score of 70% or better.

Applying "Series 26 Exam" to Securities Exams:

Please note that individuals wishing to sit for the Series 26 Exam must first pass either the Series 6 or the Series 7 exam.

Also while this exam is available year round, it cannot be taken on Sundays. Please keep this in mind as you schedule your test and choose your testing location.

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