What documents are required to open a Zerodha account as a foreign national or OCI residing in India?
The documents required to open a Zerodha account as a foreign national or OCI residing in India are:
Account opening form
Ensure to fill up the two-letter country code. It can be found by visiting
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) declaration (PDF). Tax Identification Number (TIN) must be filled in the FATCA declaration. The common TINs are as follows:
- USA: SSN, EIN or ITIN
- Canada: SIN
- UK: UTR or NINO
- Singapore: NRIC or FIN
- Australia: TFN
TINs for other countries can be found by visiting oecd.org/tax/automatic-exchange/crs-implementation-and-assistance/tax-identification-numbers/.
Self-attested copy of the supporting documents:
- Indian PAN
- Tax ID proof from your country of origin
- Address proof of your Indian residence
- Indian resident bank account.
- OCI card (if applicable)
Need help? Call on 080 4719 2020 or 080 71175337 or create a ticket.
Once all the documents are ready, e-mail the soft copy of all the forms to [email protected]. The forms will be reviewed in case any corrections are required. After the forms are reviewed, courier the documents along with a cheque in favour of Zerodha Broking Limited for the following amount:
₹500 towards Equity and Commodity trading account opening charges.
Courier all the documents to:
153/154, 4th Cross, J.P Nagar 4th Phase,
Opp. Clarence Public School,
Bengaluru - 560078
Did you know? Residents of Nepal or Bhutan can open a resident account offline after getting an E-FRRO letter. To learn more, visit indianfrro.gov.in/eservices/home.jsp.