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Sharekhan Account Opening

Sharekhan is 3rd largest stock broker in India offering brokerage services to retail and institutional customers. Sharekhan has wide network of branches, sub brokers and franchisee across the nation. Despite relatively higher brokerage charges, Sharekhan is the most popular broker among retail investor because of its personalized customer service through local offices, investors education programs and high quality trading platform.

Sharekhan offers 2-in-1 account (trading + demat account). The demat account is not mandatory with Sharekhan for investors who trade in only in derivatives segment (F&O).

Sharekhan has attractive prepaid trading plans for high volume customer which reduces brokerage fee significantly as you trade more.

Sharekhan Account Opening

You need a trading account with Sharekhan to trade in equity, commodity or currency. If you are planning to invest in equity (hold the shares you are buying for few days or month), then you also have open a Sharekhan Demat account.

Account opening with Sharekhan is the easiest in the industry. They have local offices (branch, sub-brokers and franchisee) in the neighborhood of most of the prospectus customers in India.

Open an Account in Sharekhan - 2 Easy Ways

To open an account in Sharekhan, an stock market investor or trader can follow below 2 easy ways:

  1. Request a Call Back - Online

    Visit Sharekhan website and click on 'Open an Account' button. On the right side of the page, provide your contact information. Sharekhan sales advisor would contact you within few hours and arrange a personal visit of local sales representative to your home or office. You could also ask for a detailed demo of Sharekhan offerings and trading platform.

  2. Visit Local Branch or Sub-broker Office

    Find the local branch or office of a sharekhan sub-broker and give them a phone call. They will arrange a personal visit to open an account for you. They will also provide a detail demo of the products they offer.

Sharekhan Account Opening Specials

Sharekhan has a special offer for visitors using which you can open an Online Trading + Demat Account for FREE (zero account opening charges).

Sharekhan also adjust the AMC charges with against brokerage which reduces the cost further.

Sharekhan Account Opening Status

To check the account opening status, please call your sales representative who helped you with filling the form or visit local Sharekhan branch.

Sharekhan Account Opening Forms

Sharekhan demat account opening form pdfs are not available online. Please contact the sales advisor of Sharekhan or visit local branch to get the account opening forms.

Sharekhan Account Closure Procedure

Sharekhan customers pays an annual maintenance fee of Rs 400 + taxes each year. If you are no more need the account or moved to another broker, it is recommended to avoid these charges by closing the Sharekhan account.

Please Note:

  • The AMC amount keep getting accumulated every year with additional interest charged on it if you do not pay.
  • Sharekhan doesn't accept or process your demat account closure request until all dues are clear.
  • Phone calls or email are not entertained for account closure. Personal visit to Sharekhan office is required in almost all cases.

To close account with Sharekhan, customer has to visit nearby Sharekhan branch, clear all dues, return back all unused offline demat transaction slips and fill the account closure form. Make sure to keep a copy of your account closure request as 100's of customer every year complaint that they have submitted the request but continue getting charged AMC as account years after.

It takes 7 working days for Sharekhan to process the account closure request. Customer receive a confirmation letter within 15 days.

It's very important for customer to get a confirmation of the account closure to avoid surprises later. If you do not receive any information in 15 days, contact the local branch where you submitted the closure request.

Sharekhan Account Opening FAQs

  1. What type of account Sharekhan offers?

    Sharekhan offer 4 types of accounts to suite customers need:

    • First Step (for Beginners)
    • Classic (for Investors)
    • Trade Tight (for Active Traders)
    • Advisoty (for HNI's)
  2. Can I have more than 1 trading account with Sharekhan with same name?

    No, it's against the law to have multiple account with same name with the same broker.

  3. Can I have more than one demat account with Sharekhan?

    Yes, customer can have as many demat account as they want with a broker.

Sharekhan Account Opening Charges

Customer pays account opening fee for trading account opening with Sharekhan. The account opening fees are as below:

  • Sharekhan Account Opening Charges (Trading Acct): Rs 750 (adjusted against first 6 months brokerage)
  • Sharekhan AMC Charges (Trading Acct): Rs 0
  • Sharekhan Account Opening Charges (Demat Acct): Rs 0
  • Sharekhan AMC Charges (Demat Acct): Rs 400

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