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Religare Account Opening Charges 2024

Religare account opening charges are Rs 500 for a trading account and Nil for Demat account. Religare charge Rs 400 from second year onward AMC for Demat account.

Trading Account Opening ChargesRs 500
Account AMC ChargesNil
Demat Account Opening ChargesNil
Demat AMC (Yealy)Rs 400 from second year onward

Religare Securities is India's leading Stock Broker offering online and offline stock trading services. Religare offer trading and investment services across all segments. Religare's office and sub brokers are located in over 500 cities across India which makes them one of the largest brick and mortar brokerage houses offering personalized services to its customers. The wide network of branches serves over 8 lakh customers.

Religare is a member of the NSE, BSE, USE and a depository participant with NSDL and CDSL. Religare offers trading in Equity, Equity Derivatives, Currency Derivatives and Commodity. Religare also offer demat account and its related depository participant (DP) services.

Religare's offers 2-in-1 account which includes a trading and a demat account. Customer can choose not to open demat account if they are planning to trade only in derivatives (F&O).

Like most traditional stock brokers, Religare has verity of prepaid and postpaid trading plans for its customers.

Religare Account Opening

You need a trading account with Religare to trade or invest in shares, commodity or currency segments. If you are planning hold the shares in your account for few days or month, you also need a Demat account with Religare.

It's very easy to open an account with Religare. You could simply open an account online or visit local branch, sub-brokers or franchisee office.

Open an Account in Religare in 2 easy ways

  1. Religare Insta Account (Online Account Opening)
  2. Visit Religare Branch or Sub-broker office

To open an account with Religare for trading, follow one of the steps:

      1. Religare Insta Account

        Religare offers online instant account opening process through eKYC (Electronic Know Your Customer). 5 Steps involve in Insta Account Opening process includes:

        • eKYC Check - Enter PAN Number and Date of Birth to pulls all your information from central KYC database.
        • Profile Creation
        • Bank & Income Details
        • Trading & Product Plan
        • Document Upload
      2. Visit Local Branch or Sub-broker Office

        Visit your nearest branch office of a Religare or its sub-broker to open an account. If you call them, they will also arrange a personal visit to your home for account opening.

Religare Account Opening Specials

Religare has a special offer when you open an account online using Religare Insta Account opening process.

You can open an Online Trading + Demat Account for FREE (zero account opening charges). In addition you get Zero AMC on your demat account for first year.

Religare Account Opening Status

If you have filled online application or submitted an account opening application at a branch office, you could check the account opening status on Religare website. The link for 'Track Your Application' is provided under support section

You could also visit your local branch or call Religare to know about your account opening status.

Account Opening Forms

If you prefer to fill a paper form for account opening, you could visit Religare website's download section to download PDF form. You could also contact your local branch to arrange a personal visit for account opening and demo of trading platform.

Religare Account Closure Process

If you are not using the trading or demat accont with Religare, it is recommended to close it to avoid Annual Maintenance Changes (AMC). To close the account with Religare, visit the nearest branch.

Step to close Religare Account:

  1. Visit nearest branch.
  2. Clear all your outstanding dues in your trading & demat account.
  3. Fill, sign and submit the account closure request form.
  4. In case of joint holders, all holders must sign the form.
  5. Surrender all unutilized Instruction Slips.
  6. Keep the Acknowledgement receipt at safe place.
  7. Follow-up after 15 days to make sure the account is closed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1. Does Religare Insta account opening offers complete online account opening?

    Yes Religare offer instant account opening to all its customer.

    Note that one part of account opening process is still manual (similar to all other brokers). The customer has to download, physically sign and send the Power of Attorney (PoA) documents for demat account to the broker.

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  2. 2. How much time does it take to open account online with Religare?

    The online instant account opening with Religare is fairly quick and in most cases takes less than 30 minutes end to end.


  3. 3. How to close Religare Demat account online?

    You can close the Religare Demat account by submitting the signed account closure form to your nearest Religare branch. The account cannot be closed online, by email or on phone.

    Steps for closing the Religare Demat account are as follows:

    1. Download the account closure form.
    2. Fill the closure form with the required information.
    3. Sign the form and submit it to the nearest branch

    Before initiating an account closure request, please ensure to:

    • Clear any outstanding payments to the broker.
    • Transfer any shares in your account to another Demat account.

    Religare takes 7 to 10 business days to close the account.


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Information on this page was last updated on Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Special Offer - Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today.


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