DME's membership structure aims to attract a mix of local, regional and international market participants to the Exchange. To ensure transparency in the membership admissions process, the criteria for membership is contained in the DME Rulebook and applications for membership are reviewed by the DME membership committee. In addition to meeting the DME membership criteria, all members need to be authorised, recognised or otherwise permitted by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).
DME offers three classes of membership: Equity Membership, Off-Floor Membership and Clearing Membership. A description of each is accessible from the following links:
If you have any questions regarding Membership or would like to register your interest, please send us an e-mail at, and a Member Relations Representative will be in touch with you.