Firms seeking to join the growing list of MIAX PEARL members should take the following steps. The Membership Department will coordinate an introductory meeting which will lay the groundwork for the Membership and Technical Onboarding Process.

Step 1 - Inquiries & Documentation


Send an email to with your firm’s name, contact information and whether you are interested in joining MIAX PEARL as: 

  • A Market Maker
  • An Electronic Exchange Member
  • Both a Market Maker and an Electronic Exchange Member

Review the following membership forms

Step 2 - Coordinate Onboarding Meeting


The MIAX Membership team will contact you to arrange an introductory meeting with the MIAX Business Development Team to discuss your firm’s goals, answer questions and to schedule an initial Technical Onboarding meeting.  

Step 3 - Technical Onboarding


At the Technical Onboarding meeting, your firm will be introduced to the MIAX Onboarding team, including the MIAX Trading Operations team that will guide you through the entire onboarding process.  Subject matter experts will be available to discuss network connectivity, application interfaces, functionality and operational issues.  More information regarding the technical onboarding process is available here

Step 4 - Preparing to Trade 


The MIAX Trading Operations team will coordinate follow-up meetings and testing with your appropriate subject matter experts as necessary until activation in the live trading environment.