CME Direct Registration

CME Direct Registration

An authorized representative of the user (known as a verification officer) must complete and submit the registration form below to receive access to CME Direct services.

Registering online for CME Direct is Free and Easy

CME Direct registration consists of two distinct processes:

  • Firm Registration: for firms that are not currently registered for CME Direct
  • Individual Registration: for new individuals at firms currently registered for CME Direct

Please Note: Only authorized individuals (i.e., verification officers) should complete and submit registration forms.

The online application form contains the following:

  • Legal Documentation
  • Registration Documentation

Contact Us

For assistance with registration, contact CME Enterprise Application & System Entitlements (EASE) on our 24-hour desk:

U.S.: +1 312 456 1560
Europe: +44 20 3379 3802
Asia Pacific: +65 6593 5536
EASE

New Firm & User Registration

To complete the online Firm & User Registration Form, a designated primary verification officer of the firm must:

Step 1
Register and activate a CME Group Login ID through the CME Group Login Registration Process and instruct a backup verification officer to do the same. The backup must provide the primary verification officer with their newly created CME Group Login ID.

Create a CME Group Login ID

Step 2
Read and agree to the required legal documents including, without limitation, the Exchange User License Agreement (and all relevant documents, schedules, and appendices referenced therein).

Step 3
Submit the following required information:

  • Company Information
  • Primary and backup Verification Officer names and CME Group Login IDs
  • Additional users (optional)

After completing the forms, please click "submit" to send the registration form online.

CME Direct New Firm & Users Registration Form

In addition to the registration, clients need to establish a relationship with a clearing member.

View a list of CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX clearing members

To edit and disable existing firm and user information, registered firms can submit an email to:

CME Enterprise Application & System Entitlements (EASE)

Additional User Registration

This form is to be completed if the firm is already registered with CME Group and only additional users need to be added. This form must completed by a verification officer of the firm. The verification officer must:

Step 1
Have each individual requiring application access create and activate a CME Group Login ID through the CME Group Login Registration Process and provide the verification officer with their newly created CME Group Login IDs.

Create a CME Group Login ID

Step 2
Submit the following information:

  • Verification Officer Name and CME Group Login ID
  • Company Name
  • Name and CME Group Login ID of application user being registered, plus designated role(s)
  • First Name, Last Name, and Email Address for individuals who do not require application access (i.e., brokers, traders, and asset managers to be specified on trade submissions)

After completing the forms, click "submit" to send the registration form online.

CME Direct Additional User Registration Form