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US Stock Options Standard Charges

  1. Commission

Type

Charging Details

Payee

Commission

US$0.65/Contract
Promotion Period: Min. US$1.5/Order

(Original Min. US$1.88/Order)*

uSMART Securities

*Promotion period: From 20 January 2021 until further notice. Final charge is subject to information on trading system.

 

  1. External Fees

Trading Tariff

Charging Details

Payee

SEC fee

(Only applicable for sell orders)

US$0.0000221* transaction amount
Min. US$0.01/Order

US SEC

Trading activity fee

(Only applicable for sell orders)

US$0.002/Contract
Min. US$0.01/Order

FINRA

Options Regulatory Fee (ORF)

US$0.0388/Contract

Exchanges

OCC Clearing fee

Trades of 1 - 999 contracts per order, US$0.055/Contract

 

Trades of >999 contracts per order, US$55/Order

OCC

Exchange fee

Varies with different exchanges and transaction types

Exchanges

 

  1. Platform Fee

Platform fee is divided in Fixed Plan and Tiered Plan; investors can choose either one depend on their needs.

Fixed (Suitable for Normal Traders)

Type

Charging Details

Payee

Platform Fee

US$0.30/Contract

uSMART Securities

 

Tiered (Suitable for High Frequency Traders)

Number of Transaction (Monthly)

Charging Details

Payee

1st - 50th Contracts

US$0.60/Contract

 

 

 

 

uSMART Securities

51st -100th Contracts

US$0.50/Contract

101st -500th Contracts

US$0.40/Contract

501st -1000th Contracts

US$0.35/Contract

1001st -5000th Contracts

US$0.30/Contract

5001st -10000th Contracts

US$0.25/Contract

10001st -20000th Contracts

US$0.20/Contract

20001st -30000th Contracts

US$0.15/Contract

30001st -50000th Contracts

US$0.10/Contract

50001st Contracts and above

US$0.05/Contract