Transfer Funds To Tradovate
With Your Checking Account


ACH Bank Transfer

ACH Transfer Guidelines

ACH Deposit

  • ACH only available for use with US-based bank accounts
  • No setup or deposit fees
  • Name on the linked bank MUST match the name on the account
  • The transaction will show on your bank statement as sent to NinjaTrader Clearing
  • $5,000 maximum daily deposit via ACH
  • Cut off time for same day ACH deposits is 1:00 PM CT

ACH Withdrawal

  • Deposits via ACH may only be withdrawn via ACH
  • There is a 10 calendar day holding period following an ACH deposit prior to funds being available for withdrawal

Start Transfer

  1. Login to Tradovate
  2. Navigate to Application Settings (top right corner) See FAQ
  3. Select "Accounts" then "Setup ACH"
  4. Agree to terms and enter your bank account information. Tradovate uses an industry-leading verification tool called Plaid
  5. Select the bank account you wish to link

Frequently Asked Questions

See all FAQs

What are the requirements to open a futures account?
To open an account simply click the Open Account button to proceed to the application. For individual accounts, an application should take about five minutes to complete.
Are there any fees to receive live quotes for futures?

The Live Quote fees are different by trading exchanges depending on the type of trader you are. See the list of Live Quote Cost charged per exchange.

Non-Professional shall mean and include either (i) an individual, natural person Subscriber(s) who, or (ii) certain small business entities (limited liability companies, partnerships, trusts or corporations) that, receive and use Information (excluding any pit traded data).

Professional Subscribers: Any Subscriber that does not meet the qualifications of a Non-Professional or falls under the categories described below will be considered a Professional.

What are the margin requirements to trade futures?

Tradovate offers $500 day trading margins for E-mini S&P 500 (ES), Nasdaq 100 (NQ), Dow (YM), and Mini-Russell 2000 (TF). You can view a full breakdown of contract margins directly on our Margins page.  $50 day trading margins for the Micro E-mini.

Margins are also available directly in your Tradovate platform. 

Tradovate Logo
  • BLOG
Get News & Updates by E-Mail

Testimonials appearing on this website may not be representative of other clients or customers and is not a guarantee of future performance or success.

Tradovate Holdings, LLC Affiliates: Tradovate Technologies, LLC is a software development company that owns and supports all proprietary technology relating to and including the Tradovate Platform. Tradovate, LLC is an NFA registered introducing broker (NFA ID# 0484683) providing brokerage services to traders of futures exchange products. Tradovate is an NFA registered futures commission merchant (NFA ID# 0309379) that accepts orders and receives customer funds to support such orders to traders of futures exchange products.

Tradovate, LLC does not charge platform fees. Exchange, clearing and NFA fees still apply.

Brokerage services are provided by Tradovate, LLC. Tradovate, LLC is a member of the NFA and registered with the CFTC. This is not an offer or solicitation for brokerage services or other products or services in any jurisdiction where Tradovate is not authorized to do business or where such offer or solicitation would be contrary to local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction.

Futures and options trading involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Investors should understand the risks involved in trading and carefully consider whether such trading is suitable in light of their financial circumstances and resources. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The trading of virtual currencies and Bitcoin futures carries additional risk. Prior to trading virtual currencies, please view NFA & CFTC advisories providing more information on these potentially significant risks.

© 2023 Tradovate. All rights reserved.