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If you are looking to activate f&o in Zerodha, you can simply do it online. You just need to have a valid username and password for Zerodha platforms.

Here are a few basic steps that need to be followed:

  1. Login to Zerodha Console.
    How to Activate F&O in Zerodha
  2. Go to this link you will see a screen that allows Segment Activation. Here you can select NSE/BSE Futures and Options as per your requirement.
    How to Activate F&O in Zerodha
  3. Now upload income proof in Zerodha. For this, select your ‘Gross Income Range‘ from the dropdown.
  4. Here, if you have a holdings’ statement worth ₹10,000, then you can select the given checkbox. Else you will have to upload your income statement.
    How to Activate F&O in Zerodha
  5. The Zerodha F&O Activation will happen within 48 hours (it says so, but generally it happens within a day).

Read in Hindi: ज़ेरोधा में F&O सेगमेंट को कैसे एक्टिवेट करें?

Documents Required for F&O Trading Zerodha

F&O segment activation requires you to provide any of the following documentation:

  • Last 6 Months Bank Statement (Min. Balance ₹10,000)
  • Salary Slip (with Monthly Income > ₹15,000)
  • ITR acknowledgement receipt (Gross annual income > ₹1,20,000)
  • Form 16 (Gross annual income > ₹1,20,000)
  • Net Worth Proof (Valued > ₹10,00,000)
  • Demat Account Holdings (with min. value > ₹10,000)

While you provide all this documentation, you need to consider the following aspects while doing so:

  • It needs to be noted that any of these documents if provided, need to have a relevant authority stamp.
  • Furthermore, make sure these documents are provided in PDF format to avoid any issues related to Zerodha f&o activation.
  • The PDF file must not exceed 5MB in size.
  • If you are an NRI, then you need to take the printout of the segment activation form that you can be downloaded from here and send to the Zerodha Corporate Office.

Hopefully, you have understood how to activate F&O in Zerodha. However, if there is any concern, feel free to mention your details below and we will get back to you right away:


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