Whether you are skilled in futures trading or have never traded before, it is easy to get started with online-trading at RJO Futures. You can open a futures account using our online system or download the documents to do the process offline–the choice is yours.

Open a futures trading account online by clicking the new applicants button below. This gives you the option to open an individual account, joint account or an account that allows you to appoint someone to trade on your behalf. The process to open a futures trading account is safe, secure and fast! If you’ve already begun the process and need to complete your application, please click the “returning applicants” button to continue where you left off.



Please note: Only those residing in the United States can use our online account creation. Non-US residents can use the offline open-account process by downloading account form.


Select which account you want to open and download the forms using the button above. After you have downloaded the forms and completed them in their entirety, you can print them and mail or fax them to RJO Futures.

Whether you choose to apply online or off, you have the option to select:

Service Type

Full Service, Self-Directed, Managed Futures or a combination of these accounts.

Account Type

Accounts can be opened as Individual, Joint, Partnership, LLC, Corporate, IRA, Trust or DBA.

Contact RJO Futures

Contact your RJO Futures broker or call our office at 1-800-441-1616 and ask for the account forms by mail. Read, sign, and date and return all appropriate forms to your RJO Representative.