Become a TPH of Cboe Futures Exchange

Cboe Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, and the home to futures on the Cboe® Volatility Index (VIX® Index). Firms and/or individuals that desire to have direct access to CFE are required to become a CFE Trading Privilege Holder (TPH) and obtain a TPH permit. Additionally, any firm that desires to become a CFE clearing firm must be a member of The Options Clearing Corporation and is required to become a CFE TPH and obtain a TPH permit.

A more informative description of CFE's TPH program can be found in the following document: Description of Trading Privileges on CFE.

Step 1: Documentation

Complete and sign the appropriate document and send it with any other required documentation to Membership Services.

Additional required forms are available in the Document Library.

Membership Services

Phone: +1.913.815.7002
Fax: +1.913.815.7119
Email: [email protected]
Cboe Global Markets, Attn. Membership Services
8050 Marshall Dr, Ste. 120
Lenexa, KS 66214

Step 2: Connection

CFE TPHs can connect to CFE directly or via a service provider. To learn about connectivity, view our Connectivity Manual in the Document Library.

CFE supports order entry in both Binary (BOE) and FIX formats. Please see the Document Library for links to the technical specifications.

CFE Trade Desk

Phone: +1.312.786.8700
Email: [email protected]

U.S. Futures Exchange Rules

The Cboe Futures Exchange Rule Book includes rules, policies and procedures for trading on CFE.