Open 5paisa Account (5paisa Account Opening Process, Documents and Charges)

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FREE Account Opening (Rs 650 waived) + Brokerage-free Mutual Funds + Trade at flat Rs 20 per order. Open Instant Account with 5paisa and start trading today.

5paisa Account Opening Charges 2023

5paisa account opening charges are Rs 0 (Free) for a trading account and Rs 0 (Free) for Demat account. 5paisa charge Rs 300 AMC for Demat account.

Trading Account Opening ChargesRs 0 (Free)
Account AMC ChargesRs 0 (Free)
Demat Account Opening ChargesRs 0 (Free)
Demat AMC (Yealy)Rs 300

5paisa.com is Mumbai based discount stock broker. 5paisa offers online stock trading to retail customer at a very low flat rate brokerage. 5paisa launched its services in 2016 and attracted many investors and traders because of cheaper brokerage plans.

5paisa Facts

  • 5paisa started offering discount brokerage services in year 2015
  • 5paisa offers free mobile, web based and installable trading terminal to its customer.
  • Customers can also invest online in Mutual Funds, SIP, ETF's, Bonds, and Insurance etc.

5paisa Account Opening

To invest in stocks or trade in stock or derivatives with 5paisa, an individual has to open a 2-in-1 account including a trading account and a demat account. If you only interested in investing Mutual Funds, you could open 5paisa Mutual Fund Account.

5paisa offers 2 types of accounts:

  • 2-in-1 Account (Trading + Demat Account)
  • Mutual Fund Investment Account

How to open an account with 5paisa?

5paisa offers paperless account opening. In most cases it takes 1 hour to get your account activated after you submit the online application and supporting documents.

To open account with 5paisa, simply visit its website and fill the online account opening form. If you need assistance with account opening, leave your mobile number on its website and 5paisa representative will contact you in next few hours to guide you.

The online account opening is integrated with Aadhar card and required correct mobile number setup in Aadhar database for your information validation. In case the Aadhar validation fails, the account opening has to be done by filling the forms manually, printing them and sending them through courier.

5 Steps to open 5paisa account

  1. Fill in your Personal details

    Just fill in your PAN number, Date of Birth and Aadhar number. All other detail is pulled from eKYC database, so can just verify it.

  2. Fill in your Bank details

    Enter your Account Number and IFSC.

  3. Upload your Documents

    Upload your Photo, Aadhaar Card and Cancelled Cheque.

  4. Make Payment

    You will be prompted to pay towards your account opening charges. Also, you can enter a amount you wish to start trading with. You will be redirected to a payment gateway where you can make payment.

  5. E-sign your form

    Once you have filled all the details, you can review the complete form and sign the form digitally. Your application process will be complete. If you do not have an Aadhar physical signature will be required.

5 Steps to open account with 5Paisa

5paisa Account Opening Status

In case of online account opening, it takes between 1 to 4 hours to get the account activated if all the information and supporting documents are in right order.

If paper form is couriered to 5paisa, it takes maximum 2 working days to open the account after forms are received. Customer receive an email confirmation after the account is opened.

If you do not receive a welcome email after 2 days, please give a call you 5paisa support team and they can tell you the status of account opening.

5paisa Account Opening Form

5paisa Account Opening Forms are available on its website to download in PDF format. You could also fill the online account opening application, print it, sign and courier to 5paisa's Mumbai office.

5paisa Account Closure

5paisa all-in-1 account gets deactivated if you do not use them for 6 months. This dormant trading account can be activated by calling 5paisa.

If you are a 5paisa customer and not using the account or moved to another stock broker, it is recommended to close the account to avoid paying AMC charges and maintaining minimum balance. It also reduces the chance of misusing the account by someone else.

5paisa customer may close the accounts at any point of time. Easiest way to close the account with 5paisa is by submitting an application for Account Closure. The form can be downloaded from 5paisa's website. Customer can fill the form, sign it and courier it to the Mumbai office.

Note that after the application for account closure is received, it may take up to 2 working days to close the account. Customer receive the email notification with the status updates on account closing procedure.

Customer has to clear all the balances before closing the account. Fail to do so result in to delay in closure.

5paisa do not charge any fee for account closure.

5paisa Special Offer

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1. How much time does it take to open a new account in 5paisa?

    5Paisa offers instant account opening if you are eKYC Compliant and your Aadhar card is linked to your correct phone number. This paperless account opening is fast and convenient.

    Through they advertise account opening in 2 hours, practically it takes up to 2 working days to get your account opened. The challenges come in uploading supporting documents. The account opening software also throws some random error while you filling the form. Once you complete the online account opening process and submit the application, it goes to the 5paisa team for review. Many a time they come up with additional documents required. They sent an email, SMS and call you to get this additional information. But this process takes time on both the side.



  2. 2. Does 5paisa have branches?

    5paisa is an online broker. They do not have branches.



  3. 3. Does 5paisa offer commodity trading?

    Yes, 5paisa offers commodity trading at MCX or NCDEX. 5Paisa launched online commodity trading in March 2019.



  4. 4. How much brokerage fee does 5paisa charge?

    Flat Rs 10 per trade irrespective to the size or segment of trade.



  5. 5. Do I have to keep minimum balance in my 5paisa account?

    Yes, Rs 450 minimum balance is needed in the trading account at any point of time.



  6. 6. Do I have to pay a fixed monthly change to use 5paisa?

    No. You pay as you go on per trade basis.



  7. 7. Do I have to pay for software uses charges to 5paisa?

    No, all 5paisa trading software and tools are free to its customers.



  8. 8. How much is the 5paisa demat transaction changes?

    This is important to note that customer has to pay demat transaction change in addition to the brokerage. 5paisa charges 0.025% (minimum Rs 25 per transaction) on all debit transactions from demat account.



  9. 9. How to close 5paisa Demat Account?

    Demat accounts attract annual account maintenance charges (AMC). So it is a good idea to close an inactive or dormant account. In case you have many accounts, you can merge all the securities into one account. This will help you save AMC and hassle of managing multiple demats.

    Whatever be your reason for closure, you can close your Demat Account with 5paisa at any time. You don't have to pay any fees or charges for closing your Demat account. The process could take a few days as it's not online.

    Before you start your 5paisa Demat account closure, you need to know 2 key facts:

    1. Online demat account closing is not an option with 5paisa.
    2. If you have a joint account then all the holders need to sign on the form for its closure.

    Also, there are a few things; you should do before to speed up your account closure process:

    1. Close all your open F&O positions in the market.
    2. Sell or transfer your demat holdings.
    3. Pay all pending dues, if any, with the company

    Steps to close 5paisa Demat Account

    1. Call 5paisa support desk or send email to support@5paisa.com to inform them that you are interested in closing the account
    2. Download the 5paisa Account Closure Request Form.
    3. Fill the form by following instructions given in it.
    4. Attach all the required documents like unused DP slips, if any.
    5. Sign and send the paper form to the address provided.


    1. Follow up with the customer care after a week of submission of the application to know the status.
    2. You will receive intimation for account closure and a final statement.



  10. 10. What is 5paisa account?

    A 5paisa account is a 2-in-1 account combining a trading and a demat account. The account enables online trading in BSE, NSE, MCX and NCDEX. Orders are placed using the trading account and bought securities are held in the demat account. This account also includes options to invest in Mutual Funds and buy Insurance. 5paisa offers both direct and regular mutual funds.



  11. 11. How to open 5paisa demat account?

    You can open instant, paperless demat accounts online if you've Aadhar Card and your existing mobile number is linked to it. To open instant demat account with 5paisa, you need to:

    1. Visit 5paisa.com website.
    2. Enter your mobile number on the form available on the home page.
    3. Fill in your personal details
    4. Fill in your bank details
    5. Upload photo, Aadhar card image and canceled cheque image
    6. Make payment for account opening fees
    7. E-sign your form with OTP validation

    Once you submit online account opening form, your account is activated in 2 business days. You receive a welcome email along with the user id and password to start online trading.



  12. 12. Is 5paisa good for trading?

    5paisa is good for trading for all types of traders. The company offers flexible monthly subscription plans to suit the trading requirements of traders. It charges fixed and low brokerage fees (Rs 20 per executed order). The trading software of the company is good for online trading. It also offers research and investment services (at extra cost).



  13. 13. What is 5paisa trading?

    5paisa offers an online trading service in equity, derivatives, currency and commodities segment at BSE, NSE and MCX. 5paisa trading is done using a 2-in-1 account, integrating a trading and a demat account. 5paisa customers can trade using desktop software, a browser-based platform and a mobile app. 5paisa charge flat Rs 20 per executed order brokerage. 5paisa offers extended exposures and advance order types (CO, BO, and SL).



  14. 14. How to close 5paisa trading account?

    To close the 5paisa trading account, get an account closure form by contacting customer support or download it. Fill in the details, sign it and send it to the company's head office.

    Before you submit the request, note:

    • Close all open F&O positions.
    • Clear all dues in your account.
    • If you are planning to close the demat account, sell or transfer your holdings.



  15. 15. How to delete 5paisa account online?

    5paisa account cannot be deleted or closed online. It can be only done offline by filling a form and sending it to the company's head office. Contact the customer support by phone, email or online ticket to being the process. It may take a couple of weeks to close your account as the process is not online.



5paisa Account Opening Enquiry

FREE Account Opening (Rs 650 waived) + Brokerage-free Mutual Funds + Trade at flat Rs 20 per order. Open Instant Account with 5paisa and start trading today.

Information on this page was last updated on Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Special Offer: FREE Account Opening (Rs 650 waived) + Brokerage-free Mutual Funds + Trade at flat Rs 20 per order. Open Instant Account with 5paisa and start trading today.


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