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How to buy Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs) ?

For a video walkthrough on Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGBs), see What are Sovereign Gold Bonds or SGBs and how to invest in them?

To buy SGBs, follow these steps:

  1. Login to
  2. Click on Bids.
  3. Click on Govt. securities.
  4. Click on Place bid.
  5. Enter the amount and click on Place bid.

Did you know?

  • Bids placed for SGBs from Govt. securities on Kite section are purchased through the primary market.
  • SGB units will be allotted within 15 days after the offer's closure, and it may take up to an additional 15 days for them to be displayed in Kite holdings after listing.
  • SGBs purchased from the Kite marketwatch (secondary market) will reflect in holdings on T+2 day.
  • An email is sent with the status of the SGB order after the offer closes.
  • Funds will be debited from the available cash balance on the last day of the order collection window. Credit from stocks sold on the closing day of the issue will not be considered towards the purchase of the ETFs.
  • The refund for fractional units will be credited to the primary bank account linked with Zerodha or Zerodha account within 5-6 days from the date of allotment.