Welcome to NASDAQtrader.com for Options and Futures



The NOMAD protocol allows subscribers to enter orders, cancel existing orders and receive executions while providing smart order routing and special handling features for trading options on NASDAQ's Options Market. NOMAD also provides advanced functionality and the ability to process sophisticated order types including reserve and routing.

Similar in design to OTTO, NOMAD also allows subscribers and their software developers to integrate NASDAQ into their proprietary trading systems or build custom front-ends.

Technical Specifications can be accessed on the Options Specifications page.

Benefits and Features

  • Order Routing
  • Reserve
  • Delivery of real-time execution information (DROP)

Who Can Participate

To use NOMAD, firms must be NASDAQ Options Market participants.

How to Subscribe

NASDAQ market participants can subscribe for new connectivity or update an existing service by completing the NASDAQ Options Port Request Form (PDF) and fax it to NASDAQ Subscriber Services at +1 212 231 5423.


Subscribers can access NASDAQ directly or through the use of a third-party approved Direct Connectivity or Extranet Provider (PDF).

Technical Support

Contact Information