What is Demat Account?

A Demat Account, often known as a dematerialised account, is a one of the prerequisites for trading in securities. It is an account used to hold shares and securities that have been bought or dematerialised, thus facilitating online trading. You can hold a number of securities, like stocks, ETFs, bonds and mutual funds in your demat account.

Benefits of opening Demat Account with Us

It is Free

You can open free Demat and Trading Account through the Freedom subscription pack.

Apply in IPO

With a Demat Account, you can apply in IPO and profit from listing gains.

Access from anywhere

You can securely access your account on desktop and mobile.

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Demat Account FAQs

Demat Account is needed to hold the shares in digital mode. The shares are traded in stock exchange in digital mode only. So, any one who wants to participate in online share trading should have a Demat & Trading Account.

Dematerialization is the process of converting physical share certificates into electronic form.

It is just a change in the form of holding, it doesn’t lead to change of ownership.

Any Indian individual above the age of 18 years can open an online Demat & Trading Account with BFSL. It is mandatory to have a PAN card, a bank account, and documents for identity and address proof.

To open free Demat and Trading Account with us, you can open account through the Freedom Subscription Pack. It has zero Demat AMC and the yearly subscription charge is zero in the first year. Rs. 431 (inclusive of GST) is applicable from 2nd year onwards.