Member Documents

The following documents will assist end users, business stakeholders, and technology staff to support the features and functionality for EDGA and EDGX Exchanges. Please note these documents are subject to change so be sure to check our website periodically to ensure you are viewing the most recent information.


Membership Information & Agreements

To become a Direct Edge Member, please complete the following applications for both EDGA and EDGX Exchanges:

For members wishing to sponsor non-member access to EDGA and EDGX Exchanges, please review the following document that describes Sponsoring Member obligations:

To add a new MPID, please complete the following application for EDGA and EDGX Exchanges:


Retail Order Designation

As announced in Direct Edge Trading Notice #12-53, EDGX will introduce a new order designation for Retail Orders. A Member that wishes to designate orders as Retail Orders will be required to furnish an attestation to Direct Edge Member Services in advance.


Edge Routed Liquidity Report

If you would like to request that orders entered using your company's MPID(s) not be included in the Edge Routed Liquidity Report, please refer to the Opt-Out Form below:


Connectivity Information

For connectivity options, please click here.


Direct Debit Program

Direct Edge uses the Depositary Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Direct Debit Program to bill for execution and related fees from member NSCC accounts. Members may choose not to participate in Direct Debit for exchange execution fees by option out of the program. For a detailed description of the Direct Debit Program or for firms that choose not to participate in the program for billing, please review the following document:

2013 Wall Street Letter
Institutional Trading Awards:

Best Exchange Client Service
2013 Markets Choice Awards:
Most Innovative Exchange
2013 Institutional Investor
“Trading Technology 40”:

Saro Jahani, Chief Information
Officer, #29