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What are the account opening, brokerage and other transactional charges applicable to a Partnership account at Zerodha?

The charges applicable for a Partnership account are as follows:

Account opening charges

Account type Charges
Trading & Demat account ₹500
Commodity account ₹300

A commodity account cannot be opened without opening an equity account. See Can I open a commodity account without opening an equity account?

Account Maintenance Charges(AMC)

Account type Annual Charges Quarterly Charges
Partnership account ₹300 + 18% GST ₹75 + 18% GST


AMC is charged per quarter, i.e. every three months starting from the account opening date. There is no AMC for the trading and commodity accounts.

Brokerage for Partnership accounts

Equity Delivery ₹20 per executed order or 0.1% of turnover, whichever is lower.
Equity Intraday ₹20 per executed order or 0.03% of turnover, whichever is lower.
Futures ₹20 per executed order or 0.03% of turnover, whichever is lower.
Options ₹20 per executed order.
Currency Futures ₹20 per executed order or 0.03% of turnover, whichever is lower.
Currency Options ₹20 per executed order.

Call and Trade Services – ₹50 per order placed by dealer at Zerodha.

GST at 18% is applicable on all the above-mentioned brokerage charges.

Did you know?

  • The brokerage for a partnership account is the same as an individual account, except for the equity delivery charges. However, account opening charges are higher due to higher compliance costs.
  • A brokerage of ₹40 per executed order will be charged instead of ₹20 while placing an F&O order if the Zerodha account has a negative balance.

To know the various charges, see List of all fees, charges, and taxes on trading and investing – Zerodha