Equity

Zerodha charges Equity delivery Equity intraday Equity futures Equity options
Brokerage Zero Brokerage 0.01% or Rs. 20/executed order whichever is lower 0.01% or Rs. 20/executed order whichever is lower Flat Rs. 20 per executed order
STT/CTT 0.1% on buy & sell 0.025% on the sell side 0.01% on sell side 0.05% on sell side (on premium)
Transaction charges NSE: 0.00325%
BSE: ₹ 1 each on buy trade & sell trade
NSE: 0.00325%
BSE: ₹ 1 each on buy trade & sell trade
NSE: 0.0021%
BSE: ₹ 1 each on buy trade & sell trade
NSE: 0.053%
BSE: ₹ 1 each on buy trade & sell trade
Service tax 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
Sebi charges ₹15 / crore ₹15 / crore ₹15 / crore ₹15 / crore
Stamp charges Click here to view stamp charges for different states

Currency

Zerodha charges Currency futures Currency options
Brokerage 0.01% or Rs. 20/trade whichever is lower 0.01% or Rs. 20/trade whichever is lower
STT/CTT No STT No STT
Transaction charges NSE: 0.00135% NSE: 0.044%
Service tax 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
SEBI CHARGES ₹15 / crore ₹15 / crore
STAMP CHARGES Click here to view stamp charges for different states

Commodities

Zerodha charges Commodity
Brokerage 0.01% or Rs. 20/trade whichever is lower
STT/CTT 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
Transaction charges Non-Agri: 0.0036% | Agri: 0.00275%
Service tax 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
SEBI CHARGES ₹15 / crore
STAMP CHARGES Click here to view stamp charges for different states



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Charges explained

Securities/Commodities transaction tax

Tax by the government when transacting on the exchanges. Charged as above on both buy and sell sides when trading equity delivery. Charged only on selling side when trading intraday or on F&O.

When trading at Zerodha STT/CTT can be a lot more than the brokerage we charge. Important to keep a tab.

Transaction/Turnover Charges

Exchange transaction charges + Clearing charges. Charged by exchanges (NSE,BSE,MCX) and clearing member.

BSE has revised transaction charges in XC, XD, XT, Z and ZP groups to Rs.10,000 per crore w.e.f 01.01.2016.

Call & trade

Additional charges of ₹20 per executed order:
A) for orders placed through our support/dealing desk.
B) intraday (MIS/BO/CO) positions squared off before market closing by our RMS team.

Stamp charges

Charged as per the state of the client's correspondence address.

Service Tax (ST)

Tax levied by the government on the services rendered. 15% of ( brokerage + transaction charges)

SEBI Charges

Charged at ₹15 per crore by Securities and Exchange Board of India for regulating the markets.

DP (Depository participant) charges

₹13.5 per scrip (irrespective of quantity) debited from demat account when stocks are sold. ₹5.5 per MF (irrespective of quantity) debited from demat on redemption. Charged by depository (CDSL) and depository participant (Zerodha)

AMC (Annual maintenance charges)

₹300/year

Disclaimer

For Delivery based trades, a minimum of ₹0.01 will be charged per contract note. Clients who opt to receive physical contract notes will be charged ₹20 per contract note plus courier charges. Brokerage will not exceed the rates specified by SEBI and the exchanges. All statutory and regulatory charges will be levied at actuals. Brokerage is also charged on expired, exercised, and assigned options contracts. Free investments are available only for our retail individual clients. Companies, Partnerships, Trusts, and HUFs need to pay 0.1% or ₹20 (whichever is less) as delivery brokerage.

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