New Members

To become a Member of EDGA and EDGX Exchanges, follow the basic steps below. You can also contact Membership Services directly at 913.815.7002.

Step 1 - Get Qualified

Any registered broker-dealer that is and remains a member of another registered national securities exchange or any person associated with a registered broker-dealer is eligible for membership on both EDGA and EDGX Exchanges.

Step 2 - Get Approved

Prospective Members are required to fill out a Membership Application for each Exchange as found on the Membership Forms page. The completed Membership Application must be submitted via email to BATS Member Services or via fax to 913.815.7119. All required materials as found on the Application Checklist should be included. Membership Services will be in contact within 48 hours to discuss the next steps.

Step 3 - Get Connected

Upon approval, the last step is to get connected. All connectivity information is located on our Connectivity Forms page. FIX support is available at 201.942.8240 or Direct Edge Technical Support for assistance.

Existing Members

For existing Members, Direct Edge offers a Members Area to access past invoices and run activity reports.

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