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How to open a Zerodha account offline?

If the mobile number is linked to Aadhaar , the account can be opened online. See How to open an account online?

To open a resident individual account offline, submit the following documents:

  • Equity trading and demat account form (PDF) . Follow these instructions (PDF) to fill out the form.
  • A passport size photograph is to be affixed and signed across.
  • Self-attested PAN copy.
  • Self-attested address proof. Any one of the following documents: Driving licence, voter ID, passport, Aadhaar card.
  • Income proof is required to enable F&O. Any one of the following documents:
    • Bank statement for the last 6 months with an average balance of more than ₹10,000. (Statement must be in the name of the Zerodha account holder.)
    • ITR acknowledgement with gross annual income exceeding ₹1,20,000.
    • Form 16 with gross annual income exceeding ₹1,20,000.
    • Certificate of net worth more than ₹10,00,000.
    • Statement of demat holdings with current holdings value exceeding ₹10,000.
  • Bank proof. Any one of the following documents: Personalised cancelled cheque with the name printed on it or bank statement or bank passbook copy with the bank account number, MICR and IFSC code visible.
  • Demat Debit and Pledge Instruction (DDPI) form (PDF) - DDPI is a document that allows a broker to debit the securities from the client’s demat account and deliver them to the exchange. The client doesn’t have to enter the CDSL T-PIN and OTP to sell shares once the DDPI is submitted. However, DDPI is optional. If clients do not wish to submit the DDPI, CDSL T-PIN can be used for authorisation. To learn more, see What is Demat Debit and Pledge Instruction (DDPI)?

For assistance, call 080 47192020, 080 71175337 or create a ticket .

To open a commodity account, download the account opening form (PDF) . Follow these instructions (DOC) to fill out the form.

Did you know? If the account holder is a senior citizen and cannot sign the forms, a medical certificate and a thumb impression of the account holder on a sheet of paper must be sent along with the other documents.

The account opening charges are as follows:

Equity trading and demat account ₹400
Equity trading, demat and commodity account ₹600

To pay the account opening charges, write a cheque in favour of Zerodha Broking Ltd.

Once the documents are ready, courier them to:

Zerodha,
153/154, 4th Cross, J.P Nagar 4th Phase,
Opp. Clarence Public School,
Bengaluru - 560078

The account will be opened within 48 working hours of receiving the forms if all the documents are in order.