Upgrading to Gold

You can upgrade to Gold on the Robinhood app or on our website.

Can I try Gold for free?

You can try Robinhood Gold for free for the first 30 days. After your free trial ends, you will be charged $5 every 30 days at the beginning of your billing cycle.

The free trial only covers the $5 monthly fee and does not cover your margin interest. This means that if you borrow over $1,000, you’ll still pay interest at the end of your billing cycle.

Where can I upgrade to Robinhood Gold?

You can upgrade to Robinhood gold on the Robinhood app or on our website.

To upgrade to Gold in your mobile app:

  1. Tap on the Account icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Get Robinhood Gold.

To upgrade to Gold on our website:

  1. Tap the Account menu bar at the top right of the screen
  2. Tap Robinhood Gold.

Who can upgrade to Gold?

Any Robinhood user can upgrade to Robinhood Gold. The $5 monthly fee gives you access to the premium features. When you upgrade to Robinhood Gold, you can determine whether or not you are suitable for margin and if you want to use it.

Margin isn’t for me—can I still use Robinhood Gold?

Robinhood Gold is for every investor, whether or not you want to invest on margin. You can sign up for Robinhood Gold, turn margin trading off, and use all of the other premium features.

Even if you’re not suitable for margin, you can still sign up for Gold and use the other premium features.

What are the requirements for margin?

Federal regulations require you to have $2,000 in your account and a suitable investment profile in order to use margin. Suitability is determined by asking you a few questions in the app about your investment experience, goals, and sensitivity to risk. You can enable margin while you’re on Gold by (1) increasing your account value to $2,000 by depositing funds and (2) updating your investment profile.

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