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How do I add a nominee offline to my Zerodha demat account?

If your Aadhaar is linked to a mobile number you can add a nominee online. To know more please click here or check out the process below.

To add a nominee to your account, you can fill up the nomination form , sign it, and courier it to our head office address .

The nomination will be applicable to your trading and Demat account. Since the nominee will be added to your Demat account, the same nomination will be applicable for your Coin (mutual funds) holdings as well.

You will need to send an ID proof of the nominee along with the nomination form. Any ID proof such as Aadhaar, Voter ID, Driving License, etc. will suffice.

To check the nominee in your account, please visit Console .

Note :

1. If you want to change the nominee after you have already opened your account and nominated someone, you will be charged Rs 25+18% GST. For this, you will have to send the hard copies of the nomination form along with the Account Modification form .

2. After receiving the nomination form, we will process it within 48 working hours.

3. If the nominee is a minor and the guardian's details are provided, we require ID proof of both the nominee and guardian.

4. The nomination form needs to be signed by all the account holders in case of a joint account.

5. Non-individual accounts cannot have a nominee.

6. If you get the error "Failed to esign" during the online nominee addition ,as shown below, you can upload an alternative document as proof of identity, or you can use this website to remove password protection and upload the file without a password.