Enable Futures Trading (The Works)

Looking to trade futures in your margin account ("The Works")? If so, please continue below to learn more about:

How do I apply for futures trading?

Enabling futures starts with signing into your account at tastytrade.com

  1. Once you log into your account at tastytrade.com, you will see a green ENABLE button located immediately to the left of each eligible account. Click on the “Enable” button to proceed to the futures application.*If you do not see this button then your browser may be caching old page data. To force refresh and clear your cache the keyboard shortcuts below will refresh your page.
    PC: CTRL + Shift + R
    Mac: Cmd (⌘) + Shift + R

  2. The futures application comprises of four parts: Futures Trading Experience, Additional Futures Questions, Important Documents, and Agreements. Select your experience level (Limited, Good, or Extensive), answer the Additional Futures Questions by clicking “Yes” or “No,” download/view the Important Documents for your reference, and Agree to the Agreements below (outlined in red). The "Enable Futures Trading" button will illuminate green once the Future Application is properly filled out.

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  3. After clicking on “Enable Futures Trading,” you will receive a prompt acknowledging that your application has been submitted.
  4. After clicking “CLOSE” on the prompt, you will return to the landing page where you will see your account marked as “Processing.”
  5. You will receive a confirmation e-mail from our accounts team once your trading account is approved and enabled to trade futures.