Getting Started

The process for opening a Tradier Brokerage account is very simple and straight-forward. We’ve also optimized the process for the most seamless integration with your platform.

  1. Collect the Required Information. Have your customers fill out the required information. Temporarily store this information to be sent to Tradier Brokerage.
  2. Approve the Application A registered representative must approve the application within your RIA. Once approved, format the data to be sent to Tradier Brokerage.
  3. Send the Application Send the application using a POST /applications request and following the required structure of the application data structure.
  4. User Verifies We’ll send a cobranded email to the customer letting them digitally sign the agreements after which they’ll be redirected back to your site. Here is the text of that email:
Thank you for submitting your <ADVISOR NAME> account application to Tradier Brokerage, Inc.
Please review the following Tradier Brokerage agreements and disclosures associated with your account:

Customer Agreement
Privacy/CIP
Business Continuity
Electronic Delivery Consent
Electronic Signature Acknowledgement
W9 Certification
Limited Trading Authorization
By selecting this link you are acknowledge that:

I accept electronic delivery of these documents.
I have read these documents.
I have printed/saved the documents and don?t need them mailed to me.
I would like to open a brokerage account with Tradier Brokerage.
I understand that you have designated Apex Clearing Corporation as your clearing firm.
Click here to verify your acknowledgement.

Sincerely,
Tradier Brokerage Selected Broker for <ADVISOR NAME>
Tradier Brokerage Contact Service

PO Box 49056, Charlotte, NC 28277, (980) 272-3880
This message is confidential and sent by Tradier Brokerage, Inc. solely for use by intended recipient.
Tradier Brokerage Inc. may NOT accept any orders or instructions to buy or sell securities of any kind by email.
All such instructions and orders must be placed on line or via telephone. The information contained within this email
is based on information available and believed to be accurate at the time it was prepared. Electronic mail sent
through the internet is generally not secure and may be intercepted by a third party.
  1. Wait for a response You can either poll against our endpoints for the status of your applications. Or you can register a web hook with us and we’ll let you know when the status changes. This can take up to 1 business day.

Behind the scenes, our experienced team of brokerage operations people review our third-party CIP verifications and make sure all I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed. Once satisfied, we’ll send the application to our clearing provider for consideration.

Maintain Compliance

Customer privacy and security is the highest priority of Tradier Brokerage. Please review all compliance guidelines outlined in the Requirements section.

Foreign Applications

Foreign applications follow a slightly different flow:

  1. Send the Application Send the application using a POST /applications request and following the required structure of the foreign application data structure.
  2. User Verifies We’ll send a cobranded email to the customer letting them digitally sign the agreements after which they’ll be redirected back to your site.
  3. Agent Verifies Once the user verifies the application, we’ll send a cobranded email to the agent letting them digitally sign the Limited Trading Authorization (LTA) agreement.
  4. Upload Documents Upload documents using a PUT /applications/:id/images request. At least 2 documents are required per applicant:
    • ID Document: a merged image containing the front/back and the translation of the ID document.
    • Image Signature: a digital image signature.
  5. Wait for a response You can either poll against our endpoints for the status of your foreign applications. Or you can register a web hook with us and we’ll let you know when the status changes. This can take up to 1 business day.