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Aadhaar card / Passport /
Voter ID / Driving license
Bank statement / Cheque /
Aadhaar card / Passport /
Voter ID / Driving license
Note: If your mobile number is not connected to your Aadhaar card, you can visit the UIDAI website. Or, you can download the Demat account opening form, print and courier it to us.
The first step to take before you start investing in the stock market is to open a Demat Account. In fact, in the last few years, Demat Accounts in India have more than doubled to 8.97 crores.
Just like a bank account that safeguards all your liquid cash, an online Demat Account holds all your financial securities like stocks in safe custody. Demat account is short for a Dematerialized account.
Here are some advantages of having a Demat account.
While traditional stockbrokers generally charge a fee, modern stock broking platform like Dhan allow you to open a Demat account for FREE! This can help you save money that would otherwise be spent on accounting opening and annual maintenance. At the same time, Dhan gives you access to modern & lightning-fast stock investing & trading experience.At the same time here are different types of charges in online trading that you must know.
Contrary to popular belief, stock investors can have multiple Demat accounts in India. There is no rule or mandate by SEBI that says otherwise. That said, you must know that you can open only one Demat and Trading account per stockbroker.
Here are the documents you have to furnish if you want to open a Demat account in India:
Transferring shares from one Demat account to another is possible in India. In fact, you can make use of this feature online to transfer shares between or across depository participants (CSDL & NSDL).
Demat account opening is done to store shares in the dematerialized format. This is known as taking delivery of shares. In trading, you may not take delivery of shares. That's why traders open trading accounts online to gain access to an interface that allows them to buy and sell stocks. Here is the exact difference between Demat and Trading account that you must know.
NRIs can open Demat accounts in India that are of two types:
By opening a Free Demat Account with Dhan, you get access to industry first features and multi device / platform support.
All your documents are now submitted to our KYC team for verification. Once the KYC is completed you will receive a notification "KYC completed"
Your e-sign verification is completed. Upon confirming all the above steps, your Demat account is now active.Read More
is built for retail investors in India. Currently any individual Indian Citizen over age of 18 can open an investment account on Dhan.
The following type of accounts are not supported at this moment:
We will communicate to our users if we roll out support for more types of accounts in the future.
You can open your demat account on Dhan in minutes, usually it takes about 10 minutes for most of the users.
If you are already an investor in Stock Markets or Mutual Funds, and your KYC records are already available in any of the SEBI registered KRA (KYC Registration Agency), then in that case your account opening will be even faster.
To open your account, you need to start by downloading and installing the Dhan Mobile app (on Android or iOS), register yourself and then you can complete the process on the Mobile App or also using the Website.
Download Dhan Mobile App: From Google Play and Apple App Store.
You may refer your friends to earn Upto INR 250/- as referral bonus. ( Terms & conditions apply )
In the 'Refer Friends and Earn' section of your Dhan App, you will get an option to 'Find Friends already using Dhan' which is directly mapped via phone numbers. You will be able to 'Invite friends to Dhan.
Also, you will be provided with a unique referral code or ability to use the referral link and an option to share the same across channels i.e. twitter, facebook etc.
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Whenever a customer is registering on the Dhan, upon a successful registration, KYC and account creation - both demat and trading accounts are activated as their one Dhan account. It is not possible to link any other existing Demat account with Dhan's Trading Account.
Dhan features & processes are unique, and it is important to create and keep a demat account specifically linked to it. Also, we highly recommend users to maintain separate demat accounts for your respective stock brokers.
No. Currently Dhan does not support NRI accounts. We will communicate to all our customers when we roll out account opening for NRI.
Currenlty the account opening facility is available for Single/Individual holders only.
We will communicate to all our customers if we roll out the Joint Account Opening Process in the future.
Currently, We are only supporting Individual/Single Account only.
We will communicate to all our customers if we roll out the same for Company/Corporate Account.
You can open one account associated with your KYC at Dhan.
Dhan has following investment products available on its online stock trading platform: