Submit Your Organization's Professional Designation

Important: This form may be submitted only by a representative of the issuing organization.


Representatives of organizations issuing professional designations may submit their securities, investment, or financial professional designation for possible inclusion in FINRA's listing of designations by completing the following form. Please complete this form in its entirety for each designation you wish to submit. FINRA reserves the right to determine which designations are appropriate for our listing.


Contact Information:

First Name:
Last Name:
Title:
Organization:
Telephone:
E-mail Address:

Proposed Designation:
Please provide the following information regarding your proposed designation.


1.What is the acronym for this professional designation?
(Enter the Acronym with no periods.)

2.What does this acronym stand for?

3.What are the stated areas of expertise for this designation?

4.What organization issues this designation?

5.What is the issuing organization's internet Web site address (URL)?

6.What prerequesites or experience are required to obtain this designation?

7.What educational requirements does this designation have?

8.What examinations must be passed to receive this designation?

9.What continuing education or experience requirements does this designation have?

10.Does the issuing organization have an investor complaint process?  Yes    No

If yes, please describe the investor complaint process in detail.


Is there a Web site for the investor complaint process?  Yes    No


If yes, what is the internet address (URL) for the site?


11.Does the issuing organization have a public disciplinary process?  Yes    No

If yes, please describe the public disciplinary process in detail.


Is there a Web site for the public disciplinary process?  Yes    No


If yes, what is the internet address (URL) for the site?


12.Can an investor check the status of an investment professional with this designation online?
 Yes    No

If yes, what is the internet address (URL) for the site?

13.Please provide any additional information which may be helpful in determining if this designation is appropriate for inclusion on the FINRA Professional Designation Listing?