Preparatory Course Series 30 USA American Broker Examination Branch Manager (FINRA)
Series 30 – NFA Branch Manager Exam (formerly, Branch Managers Exam – Futures)
The Series 30 exam—the NFA Branch Managers Examination—is a National Futures Association (NFA) exam administered by FINRA. The exam consists of 50 scored questions. Candidates have one hour to complete the exam. The passing score is 70%. An individual who is a Branch Office Manager and an AP must pass the Series 30 within the two years preceding their application unless:
- they have passed the Series 30 examination within two years of the date the application is filed;
- they are currently approved as a Branch Office Manager;
- they were approved as a Branch Office Manager and since the last date the applicant was withdrawn as a Branch Office Manager, there has not been a period of two consecutive years during which they were not either temporary licensed as an AP or registered as an AP or FB; or
- their sponsor is a registered broker-dealer that provides proof that they are qualified to act as a branch office manager or designated supervisor under the rules of FINRA.
The information is based on content from https://www.finra.org/registration-exams-ce/qualification-exams/series30 and https://www.nfa.futures.org/registration-membership/how-to-register/proficiency-requirements.html