A Cover Order is a special order type that is a combination of a Market/ Limit Order and a Stop-Loss Order. It has two legs: the first leg is always a Limit/ Market order and the second leg is a Stop-Loss Order. To read more about Cover Orders click here.


To place a cover order follow below steps:

Step 1: On the Order Entry screen select the Intraday option.

Step 2: Select the order type as Market or Limit. Enter the price If limit order is selected.

Note: Since a cover order is placed along with a compulsory stop loss market order, the SL-Lmt and SL-Mkt order types are disabled for cover orders.


Step 3: Enable the toggle next to the ‘Add stop loss (Cover order) option’. 


Step 4: For Stop-Loss price while placing a Cover Order. You can specify the stop-loss either as a ‘%’ or the actual price.

Step 5: After clicking on review buy order, Click on submit and the order will be placed.



Cover orders are not allowed across F&O segments, since additional leverage is not provided for CO on index options.

Cover orders are not allowed in Pre Market session

Related articles:

1. How to place a Cover Order (CO)(Old App)?

2. What are Cover Orders?

3. How can I place a stop loss order?

4. How can I place a simple order (New App)?

5. How can I modify a pending order?