Testing & Certifications

Firms seeking to become a part of the MIAX Options and/or MIAX PEARL Exchanges should take the following steps once they have established connectivity to the appropriate MIAX Test environment:

MIAX Interface Testing

MIAX Trading Operations can support all firms with API and Data Feed testing via the MIAX Firm Test System.  Supported interfaces include:

   MIAX Options

  • FIX Order Interface (FOI) Gateway
  • MIAX Express Interface (MEI)
  • Clearing Trade Drop (CTD)
  • Fix Drop (FXD)
  • Administrative Information Subscriber Interface (AIS)
  • Top of Market Feed (ToM) and Retransmission Services
  • Complex Top of Market Feed (cToM) and Retransmission Services
  • MIAX Options Order Feed (MOR)

MIAX PEARL

  • FIX Order Interface (FOI) Gateway
  • MIAX Express Orders (MEO)
  • Clearing Trade Drop (CTD)
  • Fix Drop (FXD)
  • Top of Market Feed (ToM) and Retransmission Services
  • MIAX PEARL Liquidity Feed (PLF)

MIAX Interface Certification Testing

Firms must certify their connectivity and certain application interfaces with MIAX.  Contact TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com regarding the interface and certification testing process.

Mandatory certification is required for the following interfaces prior to entitlement in the production trading system. Certification criteria are outlined below:

MIAX Options

MIAX PEARL

Please refer to MIAX Options Trading Interface Specifications for the latest interface specifications.
Please refer to the MIAX Connectivity Guide for information on connecting to MIAX.