Series 27 Printed Materials


Includes Self Study Book.



The Self Study Book includes:

  • Key information and topics necessary to know for the Series 27 exam
  • Chapter exams with answers and rationales
  • Final exams with answers and rationales

The Online Databank includes:

  • Test questions in an interactive format
  • Answers and rationales

FINRA exam preparation is provided in partnership with Passperfect® Associates.

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Series 27 Study Tips

Series 27 FAQ's

  Series 27 Study Tips

Read each section - Review all questions and detailed explanations, continue this process throughout the chapters.

Add some variety to your study process by using the online databank for a complete overview of all the topics learned

Score a minimum of 76-78% on all Series 27 quizzes and practice exams before moving to the next topic

Take regular breaks, about 15 minutes for 2 hours of study

For client support or instructor assistance with Series 27 call 800-795-5347 or email

  Series 27 FAQ's

How many questions are on the exam? 110 multiple choice questions, plus you should be prepared to see an additional 3 to 10 questions on your examination. These questions are “pre-test” type questions. You will be provided more time for these questions and the score from these questions are NOT counted against you. How long is the exam? 3 hours 45 minutes.

How is the exam set up? You should anticipate a “bell-curve” exam. Which means the exam will start out at an easier level. As you progress through the exam, approaching the middle of the exam, test questions will become more difficult. As you near the end of the exam, questions will once again become easier.

Where do I take the Series 27 examination? The Series 27 examination is a proctored exam and must be taken at a qualified exam center. To locate the one nearest you, please see

Is there an examination fee for the Series 27? Yes, $120

Am I allowed to take a calculator into the exam center? No, however, the exam center will provide a calculator upon request.

Will I be allowed to take paper into the exam center? No, however, the exam center will provide scratch paper.

Do I have to be sponsored to take this examination? Yes

What is the required pass rate for the Series 27 examination? 70%

Are there pre-requisites? No