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What documents do I require to open an account offline with Zerodha?

If your Aadhaar is linked to your mobile number, you can open an account online with Zerodha. To know more about the online account opening process, click here .

The documents required to open an account offline for a resident individual are listed below:

Photograph One passport size photograph. Paste on the KYC form and sign across it.
Pan Card 1 copy, self-attested(signature)
Address Proof 1 copy, self-attested — (Driving license, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar Card, Bank statement, etc. - Any 1)
Income Proof(Optional - Required if you want to trade in Derivatives(F&O), Currency and Commodities(MCX)) 1 copy, self-attested — (latest salary slip, ITR, Form 16, 6-month bank Statement, etc. - Any 1) -Needed for derivatives trading(FO, CDS, and MCX)
Bank Proof Personalized cancelled cheque(name printed on it) or bank statement or bank passbook copy(With visible bank account number, MICR and IFSC code)
Power of Attorney (PDF) (Optional) The POA allows brokers to debit shares from the demat account. See, What is Power of Attorney (POA), and why is it needed? Alternatively, shares can be sold without the POA using the CDSL TPIN. See How do I generate the CDSL TPIN required to authorise my CNC sell transactions?

Click here for guidelines on filling up the account opening forms, and you can download the equity account opening form from here and the commodity account opening form from here .

Complete the IPV (In Person Verification) before sending your documents. See What is in person verification and why is it needed?

To know the charges for opening an account offline, click here .

Click here to know the documents required for opening a non-individual account(Company, HUF, LLP and Partnership.)

If you still have queries you can get in touch with us on our account opening helpline 080 47192020 / 080 71175337 or create a ticket below.