Current Uniform Registration Forms for Electronic Filing in Web CRD

There are currently five different Uniform Registration Forms that are used to file information via the Web CRD. The Form U4 (Uniform Application for Securities Industry Registration or Transfer) and the Form U5 (Uniform Termination Notice for Securities Industry Registration) are used by broker-dealers to register, and terminate the registrations of, associated persons with self-regulatory organizations (SROs), and jurisdictions. The Form BD (Uniform Application for Broker-Dealer Registration) and the Form BDW (Uniform Request for Broker-Dealer Withdrawal) are used by broker-dealers to register or to withdraw their registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission, SROs, and jurisdictions. The Form BR (Uniform Branch Office Registration Form) is used by broker-dealers for branch office registration, notification, closing or withdrawal. 

The Uniform Registration Forms, particularly the Forms U4 and U5, are periodically revised to incorporate various changes to the forms. The most recent version of the forms, instructions and definitions of the terms used in the forms is available below.

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For non-FINRA affiliated firms, the above forms should be mailed directly to the State Securities Board at:

State Securities Board
P.O. Box 13167
Austin, Texas 78711-3167

Texas Specific Forms required for Dealer registration