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How do I switch my DEMAT from IL&FS to Zerodha - Partnership account?

To switch your DEMAT from IL&FS to Zerodha for a Partnership account, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Download the IL&FS closure letter, print it out & fill it up. (Refer to this article to know how to fill the IL&FS closure form)
  2. Download, print, and fill up this Non-individual DEMAT form.
  3. Duly filled Authority Letter and Annexure - 4 required for a partnership. (with the authorised partner's signature and the firm's seal affixed on the authorised partner's signature).
  4. Along with these, submit PAN and address proof of firm and Partners.
  5. Suppose an individual is a shareholder of the applicant, having more than 15% of the applicant's shareholding or capital or profits. In that case, the individual should identify as an ultimate beneficiary and is required to submit Annexure A.
  6. Suppose an entity is a shareholder of the applicant, having more than 25% of the applicant's shareholding or capital or profits. In that case, the entity should identify as an ultimate beneficiary and is required to submit Annexure A along with - self-attested copies of the KYC documents of the Whole Time Director/ Individual Promoters of such an entity holding 25% or more; AND shareholding pattern (with the company letterhead) of the entity holding 25% or more.

To check the KYC status, kindly follow the steps mentioned in this article.

If the Firm KYC is not registered, we require the following documents and the above documents.

  1. Non-individual KYC page
  2. A copy of the Company's Balance Sheet for the last two financial years is to be submitted every year. (The balance sheet should have the seal and signature of the Authorised Signatory on all the pages)
  3. A copy of the Partnership Deed, which is duly attested by a public notary. (The deed must include an investment clause). The first 3 pages of the partnership deed (on all pages if lesser) should have the seal and signature of the Authorised Signatory.
  4. A copy of the Certificate of Registration (For Registered Partnerships only).
  5. Duly filled Annexure required for a partnership. (with the authorised partner's signature and the firm's seal affixed on the authorised partner's signature).
  6. As part of the mandatory IPV requirement for all brokers, physical verification is required for non-individual accounts. Either a representative of the client would require to visit a Zerodha branch office, OR a representative of Zerodha would be required to visit the offices/residence of the client to complete the IPV procedure.

Note: If any of the partner's is a foreign national or an NRI, then the individual KYC page required and documents (Pan, Indian & Overseas address proof) have to be notarised by Authorised officials of overseas branches of scheduled commercial banks registered in India, public notaries, court magistrate, judge, or the Indian embassy/consulate general in the country that they reside.

Authorized Partner's signatures are required with a stamp on all the above documents except on the partner's individual PAN & Address proof.

Send all of the documents to the address mentioned below -

Zerodha HO

#153/154 4th Cross Dollars Colony,

Opp. Clarence Public School,

J.P Nagar 4th Phase, Bangalore - 560078

Once we receive the forms, Zerodha will open your Demat account within 48 hours & your IL&FS DEMAT account will be closed in 15 working days.