FIX Processes and Templates

FIX Review/Approval Processes

FIX has three specific processes as documented in the below documents. Please note you must be logged onto the site to view these documents:


Recommended Practices/Guidelines Process 417.21 KB 3821 downloads February 17, 2017

Recommended practices are produced to address specific implementation topics at the semantics or application level. These are produced by various committees or working groups, and reviewed by the Global...


Gap Analysis specification Proposal Process 67.94 KB 1429 downloads February 17, 2017

Gap Analysis specification Proposal Process ...


Technical Standard Proposal Process 363.52 KB 2724 downloads February 17, 2017

The FIX Protocol organization provides a number of Technical Standards to the FIX Trading Community. These are subject to a well-defined process and lifecycle defined by the FIX Global Technical Committee...

FIX Templates

Please see the templates as referenced above within the process documents:


Gap Analysis Template 129.13 KB 2883 downloads February 17, 2017

Update History [Update February 28, 2023 v3.3] minor revisions to formatting of the template. [Update February 3,2023 v3.3] template and readme revised materially to reflect changes in process and terminology...

Recommended Practices/Guidelines Template 245.00 KB 1733 downloads January 10, 2018

Recommended Practices/Guidelines Template Update: May 2020 ...

Technical Standard Proposal Template 69.40 KB 2056 downloads February 17, 2017

UPDATE: May2020 ...