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What are DP name, DP ID, BO ID and demat ID?

  • DP name: Depository Participant (DP) name is Zerodha Broking Limited. The DP is a member of the depository. The demat account is opened with the depository (CDSL) through the DP (Zerodha).
  • DP ID: The DP ID is the identification number of the Depository Participant (DP) where the demat account is maintained. The DP ID is the same for all Zerodha customers. It is 12081600 or 12081601¹.
  • BO ID: The Beneficiary Owner Identification Number (BO ID) is an 8-digit number used to identify a unique demat account held with the depository (CDSL) through your  Depository Participant (DP).
  • Demat ID: The demat ID is a 16-digit number. It is a combination of the DP ID and the BO ID. It is required when applying for IPOs and generating the CDSL TPIN for holdings authorisation².

To view the DP ID, BO ID, and Demat ID, follow these steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on Account.
  3. Click on Demat.


¹If the account was opened before 15th September 2015, the demat account would be held with IL&FS, and the DP ID will be IN300095. To switch to Zerodha demat, see How to switch demat account from IL&FS to Zerodha?

²To generate CDSL TPIN and authorise the holdings, see How do I generate the CDSL TPIN required to authorise my CNC sell transactions?