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What is the procedure to dematerialise bonds?

To dematerialise the physical bond certificates, submit the Dematerialisation Request Form (DRF) and the original bond certificates to Zerodha. The dematerialisation process takes up to 30 days.

The dematerialisation process is as follows:

  • To dematerialise 4 or lesser bond certificates of the same ISIN or company: Three copies of DRF (PDF) for each ISIN or company.
  • To dematerialise more than 4 bond certificates of the same company: Four copies of DRF (PDF) for each ISIN or company.
  • A self-attested copy of the PAN.

How to fill the DRF for bond dematerialisation?

  1. Tick on Bonds.

2. Sign the Signature with DP and Signature with RTA/Issuer/Co. fields. If it is a joint account, then all holders need to sign.

Courier the documents to:

153/154, 4th Cross, J.P Nagar 4th Phase,
Opp. Clarence Public School,
Bengaluru - 560078

Did you know?

  • The name on the bond certificate must match the name on the demat account.
  • Charges include ₹150 per share certificate + a courier charge of ₹100 per dematerialisation request since Zerodha must courier the forms to the RTA + 18% GST. The charges can be viewed on the tariff sheet (PDF).