To open a new account, simply follow these steps:

 Step 1 : Visit and click ‘Start Investing’ or 'Create Account'


Step 2 : If you proceed via our website, a new page will open where you have to sign up with your email address and mobile number.

 If you proceed via the app, please follow below steps : 


A. Enter your 10-digit mobile number and you will receive an OTP on your mobile number, enter the same to verify and proceed


B. Once you enter the OTP, you have to create a 6-digit PIN and re-enter it to confirm the same 

C. After this, you will be able to login & click on the 'Create Upstox Account' button at the top and proceed ahead. 

 Step 3: You will receive an OTP on your mobile number and email address for verification.




Step 4: The following documents will be required in the account opening process. Keep them handy (Aadhaar and PAN card) and click on continue.

 Step 5: Enter your PAN card number along with your Date of Birth as per the PAN card and click ‘Next’.

 Step 6: Enter your 'Personal Details' and click ‘Continue’

Step 7: After clicking on 'Continue', you may be eligible to receive a stock for ₹0.

You can choose to participate in this or not by selecting the relevant options.


Step 8: The next step is to verify your address details

Step 9: Enter your digital signature in the white box.

 Step 10: Click ‘Connect your Digilocker with Upstox’ (Aadhaar should be linked with a mobile number). If you connect to Digilocker then you do not have to upload any details. Click on ‘Connect now’.

 Step 11: The next screen will ask your permission to allow data sharing with Upstox via Digilocker, click on 'Allow' and  'Proceed'.

 Step 12: Here you can see a list where by clicking 'Allow' you provide your consent to allow the application to access your Digilocker. Click on 'Allow'

Step 13: On the next screen you will see a request to allow camera access to capture a live photograph (a requirement mandated by SEBI)

 Step 14: Follow the instructions given to submit a proper and clear photo.

Step 15: Take a photo as per the instructions and click on 'Accept'.

Step 16: Before proceeding, check the quality of the photo. If it is blur or unclear, click on 'Retake Photo' and again take a clear photo. If the photo is clear click on 'Continue'.


  Step 17: Enter your Bank details 

 Step 18:  The next page will have details on the account opening and brokerage plan benefits

  Step 19: You will then see a confirmation of the Brokerage Plan on the next screen


 Step 20: Then, on the next screen you will get to select and activate F&O, Currency and Commodity segments. You can skip this or activate it.

 Step 21: Then you will see a ‘Nominee Addition’ screen where you can add upto 3 nominees for your Demat Account. 

 Step 22: Once you click on ‘Add nominee’ you need to fill the nominee details correctly 

Step 23: Then you will need to upload identity proof of the nominees 

 Step 24: In case you wish to add a nominee who is underage, guardian details would be required.

Step 25: You will also need to upload identity proof of the guardian 

 Step 26: Once you add the nominee details you can check the nominee details summary to reconfirm the information and if it's correct click on ‘Continue’.

  Step 27: E-sign your application and you will receive an OTP on your Aadhaar linked mobile number

 If you select the eSign option:

  • You will get the first option to enter OTP sent on a registered mobile number with Upstox.

  • You will be asked to enter your Aadhaar number, tick the terms & conditions box, and click on Get OTP.

  • Enter the OTP and complete the process.

Step 28: Once you have successfully completed the Upstox Account Opening process you can also track your application with status. It will take up to 3 days to verify and open your Upstox account.