Become a TPH of Cboe C2 Exchange

Cboe is focused on powering the potential of our Trading Permit Holders to achieve their business objectives in a way that benefits all investors. We know there are many venues today's traders can use to execute their trades. At Cboe, our team works diligently to ensure our markets are leaders in execution quality for our Trading Permit Holders and that our Trading Permit Holders have access to cutting-edge tools and services that better help them manage their risk while executing their trading strategies.

We constantly strive to provide our Trading Permit Holders with a world class trading experience, including:

  • Innovative Tools to Manage Risk
  • Great Technology Backed by Great People
  • World-Class Market Surveillance & Supervision

Experience a better market – become a Trading Permit Holder today.

Step 1: Documentation

Complete and sign the following documents and send them with any other required documentation to Membership Services.

Membership Services

Phone: +1.312.786.7449
Fax: +1.312.786.8140
Email: [email protected]
Cboe Global Markets, Attn. Membership Services
400 South LaSalle St., 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60605

Step 2: Connection

Firms can connect to C2 Options directly or via a service provider. To learn about connectivity to C2 Options, view our Connectivity Manual

C2 Options supports order entry in both Binary (BOE) and FIX formats. Please see the Document Library for links to the technical specifications for C2 Options.

If you trade via a Service Bureau, please return an executed copy of the Service Bureau Agreement, countersigned by your Service Bureau.

After your connection to C2 Options is established, you'll place your first trade to verify the clearing. Then, you're ready to enjoy the benefits C2 Options provides.

Trade Desk

Phone: +1.913.815.7001
Email: [email protected]