Zerodha Zerodha Kite FAQs

Zerodha Kite is the flagship trading platform offered by Zerodha, India's most popular stock broker. Kite platform has a website and mobile trading app which is developed in-house by Zerodha.
  • What is Zerodha Kite Helpline Number?

    Kite Helpline / Support Number (8:30 AM - 6:00 PM)

    • 080 4040 2020
    • 080 3310 2020

    Zerodha Kite Call & Trade Number (9:00 AM - 11:55 PM)

    • 080 4040 2020
    • 080 3310 2020
  • Where can I find the Zerodha Kite Tutorial or User Guide?

    A detailed user manual / tutorial for kite is available on Zerodha website.

  • How do I change Zerodha KITE password?

    For Zerodha Kite change password, please follow the steps below:

    • Login to Kite Web
    • Click on the Client ID (i.e. AB1234) located at extreme top right
    • Click on 'My profile' link
    • Click 'Change password' link located at the top right side of the page.
    • Enter current and new password and click Reset button
  • What are Zerodha kite account opening charges?

    Zerodha charge Rs 300 for a trading account and Rs 100 for a demat as account opening charges. Zerodha also charge Rs 300 per year AMC for a demat account which needs to be paid in advance.

  • Does Kite offer commodity trading at MCX?

    Yes, Zerodha customer who have MCX commodity segment enabled for trading can use Kite to trade in commodities.

  • How do I download Zerodha Kite?

    Zerodha KITE web is a website based trading application. It doesn't require any download.

    Zerodha KITE Mobile Apps can be downloaded from Android/iOS stores.

    If you are interested in exe based trading terminal, Zerodha offers Pi which can be downloaded from Zerodha website.

  • How do I find my demat holdings in Zerodha Kite?

    To view demat holding, click on the 'Holdings' tab on top.

    Note that stocks bought as CNC (equity delivery) will show up in the holdings from the next trading day. These stocks will be available in the demat account only after two days (T+2) from purchasing. Until stocks are delivered, they show up as T1 holdings.

  • How do I apply IPO's in Zerodha Kite?

    Zerodha Kite doesn't provide facility to apply in IPO's online.

    Zerodha customer can apply in IPO by visiting online banking portal of the bank they have an account with. This is not as convenient as broker offered online IPO's, but it works. A customer has to fill the Zerodha demat account related information manually every time while applying in online IPO's through the bank.

  • How to check Zerodha Kite Ledger?

    Kite is a trading software. It doesn't provide ledger detail.

    Zerodha backoffice Q provides all historical reports, ledger, profit & losses, tax, fund withdrawal requests, historical holdings/positions table, trade and P&L visualizations and more.

  • How do I refer a friend to Kite?

    To refer a friend, please visit Zerodha Backoffice Q. Kite app doesn't offer referrals.

  • How much Leverage does Zerodha kite offer?

    Zerodha kite offers leverage/margin as per the standard Zerodha policy as below:

    • Equity Intraday - 5 to 20 times exposure or leverage for stocks on which F&O trading is allowed.
    • Equity & Index Futures - 40% of NRML (Normal) margin
    • Commodity Futures - 50% of NRML(Normal) margin
    • Currency Futures - 50% of NRML(Normal) margin
    • OptionsĀ - Zerodha doesn't offer any margin for buying Options.
  • Difference between Zerodha Kite and Pi?

    Zerodha Kite is a front-end trading application which runs on a browser (i.e. Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) or mobile trading app.

    Zerodha Pi is an installable exe based trading terminal. Pi offers many additional features designed for high-frequency traders.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who owns Zerodha Kite trading platform?

    Zerodha own's Zerodha Kite trading platform

    Zerodha is a leading stock broker in India with lakhs of customers. The company offers online discount stock & commodity broking services at NSE, BSE and MCX. It also offers Mutual Fund investments and demat account services.

  2. Does Zerodha Kite offer install-able trading terminal?


  3. Does Zerodha Kite (Zerodha) offer website for trading?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite platform offer browser based trading website.

  4. Does Zerodha Kite offer mobile app for trading?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite offer mobile app for trading.

  5. Does Zerodha Kite offer API's?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite API is available for Algo Trading.

  6. Does Zerodha Kite offered by multiple stockbrokers?

    No. This platform is specific to Zerodha

  7. Can I trade in equity (cash, intra-day, futures and options) using Zerodha Kite?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite offers equity trading at BSE and NSE.

  8. Can I trade in currency derivatives using Zerodha Kite?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite offers trading in currency futures & options at BSE and NSE.

  9. Can I trade in commodities at MCX using Zerodha Kite?

    Yes, Zerodha Kite offer commodity trading at MCX.

  10. Does Zerodha Kite offer online IPO Applications?

    No. This platform doesn't allow online applications in IPO's at BSE and NSE.

  11. Does Zerodha Kite offer online mutual fund investment?

    No. You cannot buy Mutual Funds online using Zerodha Kite.

  12. Does Zerodha Kite has integrated back office?

    No. The broker offer a seprate back office software. The backoffice is not part of Zerodha Kite.

  13. Can I trade directly from charts in Zerodha Kite?

    Yes, you place order from charts in Zerodha Kite.

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