About ISE  Members

ISE is a registered national securities exchange with over 100 broker-dealer members. There are three types of ISE members:

  • Primary Market Maker
  • Competitive Market Maker
  • Electronic Access Member
Who Can Be a Member
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Applicant must be a registered U.S. broker-dealer
  • Applicant must be a member of at least one other self-regulatory organization (“SRO”)
  • Applicant must either be an OCC/NSCC member, or submit a clearing guarantee from an ISE clearing firm
Fee Schedule
Information about ISE fees can be found in the Schedule of Fees.
Application Process
All broker-dealers seeking trading privileges on ISE must complete a Member Application. Information on the membership application process can be found in the ISE Application Process Document.
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