US Stock Brokerage Charges for India

Securities offered through VF Securities, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC)




Account Opening Fee

This is a one-time fee only

Tax module for hassle-free annual filings

Tailored brokerage fee structure

Effective from 31st August 2023


Withdraw funds within 1 business day


Withdraw funds to traditional bank accounts


Setup weekly/monthly SIPs for your favourite stocks

Real-time price feed, news, charts, and fundamental data


Invest in OTC securities (Crypto funds, European companies)

OTC Securities

OTC securities are over-the-counter (OTC) securities that are traded through a network of broker-dealers (as opposed to a centralized exchange such as NYSE or NASDAQ). OTC stocks typically cover foreign companies, ADRs, and some smaller companies that do not meet exchange listing requirements.

Create unlimited screeners and backtest your own strategies


With AlphaScreener, you can use fundamental and technical filters to filter more than 6,000+ US stocks. You can then backtest your strategy with over 20 years of historical data, in a look-ahead, bias-free manner.

Get exclusive insights into US markets with Vested Content

Vested Content

Vested Content is currently available on the Vested mobile app only.

Track the value of companies over time with Valuation Charts

Valuation Charts

Valuation Charts show you how various valuation ratios (such as P/E ratio) have changed over time for a company. These ratios help determine what a company might be worth and how the relative value of the company has evolved.

Trade during Extended Hours when US exchanges are closed

Extended Hours trading

Extended Hours on Vested gives you access to an additional 9.5 hours of trading on each trading day. Regular market hours (or core-market hours) are open between 9:30 AM ET to 4:00 PM ET. Extended Hours refer to the periods of time before and after core-market hours, where the pre-market trading hours extend from 4:00 AM ET to 9:30 AM ET, and after-hours trading extends from 4:00 PM ET to 8:00 PM ET. The rules for trading during these extended sessions may differ from those during the core trading session and may not be suitable for all investors.


Dedicated support team for all your queries

ADVISORY SERVICES (Powered by Vested Finance, Inc.)

Invest in Vests (curated portfolios) provided by Vested


Vests are built to enable investors to invest into diversified core assets that balance performance and downside protection, while other Vests are theme based, built to enable investors to narrowly focus their investments on specific industries or core themes.

Get access to Premium Multi-Asset Class Vests

Invest in fundamental and technical strategies with Signals


Get unrestricted access to 7 lists of stocks (updated daily) generated using fundamental and technical strategies with Premium. Basic users have unrestricted access to 2 lists.



One-time fee

₹ 250

0.20% of trade amount

(Max: $20)

Unlimited free withdrawals



(Min. $0.75, Max: 1% of order value)

Limited Access

1 key ratio

Not available

2 lists





0.10% of trade amount

(Max: $20)

Unlimited free withdrawals

2 free withdrawals/year

($5/withdrawal after that)


(Min. $0.75, Max: 1% of order value)

Free AlphaScreener Plus subscription

(worth $12.99/month)

6 key ratios

Priority Support

3 exclusive Vests

7 lists

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Vests?

Vests are curated portfolios made by Vested to help you diversify your holdings. There is no additional cost of investing in a Vest. Investing in a Vest is optional.

Why are there brokerage charges to invest in US stocks and ETFs?

Charging brokerage helps us cover our administrative and execution costs, thus ensuring the long-term sustainability and continuous improvement of our platform for all our users. Our primary goal remains to provide you with the best possible trading experience, and we believe that implementing a reasonable commission structure will allow us to maintain and enhance the quality of our services.

Are there any other fees associated with US investing?

Investing in the US requires you to fund your account with US dollars. Your bank may charge you an international wire fee to fund your account.

Will I have the opportunity to purchase premium later?

Yes, premium can be purchased at a later time.

Can I downgrade my premium later?

You have the option to downgrade your premium. If you downgrade, you will continue to enjoy all premium benefits until the end of your plan period. There are no partial term refunds.

Our unique offering – Vests

Our unique offering – Vests

  • Curated portfolios that comprise of stocks and/or ETFs
  • Constructed with different goals or themes in mind
  • Theme-based as well as strategy-based Vests available on the platform

Why invest through Vested?

Diversify into the US stock markets from India

Commission Disclosure

Commission Disclosure

Trades placed on the Vested platform may incur a small commission. Please see our pricing page to learn more


Fractional investing
Fractional investing

You can invest in less than one share or even as low as US$1. For example, you can buy a 0.1 share of Amazon for US$300! (assuming the cost of 1 share = US$3,000)

Easy and hassle-free digital onboarding
Easy and hassle-free digital onboarding

With a 100% digital account opening process, you can open an account with Vested easily.

Seamless fund transfer
Seamless fund transfer

Transfer funds seamlessly with Vested’s partner banks.


Vested works with DriveWealth who is registered with the SEC and a member of FINRA. Each account is protected upto $500K by SIPC and upto $250K by FDIC.


With security factored in with 256-bit encryption and SSL protecting your global investments, Vested uses the state-of-the-art log-in methods, automatic logouts, and ID verification to help prevent unauthorized access.

Investment in products
Investment in products

You get an opportunity to invest in 5,000+ stocks and ETFs listed in the US along with the curated portfolios – Vests.