Loan against Bonds for Working Capital

Working capital is essential for the financial health of a business. The day-to-day administrative costs of running a profitable business can be quite high. You would require a significant sum of money each month to keep your firm operating when you factor in the maintenance of your office premises, inventory costs and other associated expenses. Opting for a loan against bonds enables you to earn dividends while you get the necessary funds to manage your business’s working capital.



An important part of the supply chain, inventory management ensures that the right product is available at the right place at the right time. So, it is important to have a good system in place to track the inventory from manufacturers to warehouses and finally to the point of sale.



For every business to run effectively, there are some fixed costs like rent and utilities. A loan against bonds can help businesses manage these expenses without liquidating their investments.



Every business pays the employees for their services rendered during a specific period, usually on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis. This includes not only the employees' salaries or wages, but also any bonuses, commissions, overtime pay, and benefits such as health insurance, retirement contributions, and paid time off.



All the expenses associated with repairing and maintaining a business's physical assets, such as buildings, equipment, machinery, and vehicles can be expensive. These costs can include labour, materials, and any third-party services required to keep the assets in good working condition and prevent breakdowns or failures.



Advertising and marketing are crucial for any business to reach its target audience, build brand awareness, and drive sales. Businesses also advertise in media that reach certain markets, in addition to traditional media like newspapers and general interest publications.

Features and benefits of Bajaj Finance Limited Loan Against Bonds


Features and benefits of a Loan Against Bonds

Get loan against a wide list of approved bonds at attractive rates

  • Loan of up to Rs. 5 crores

    Loan of up to Rs. 5 crores

    Without selling your bonds, avail pre-approved loan limit of up to Rs. 5 crore.

  • Wide approved list of bonds

    Wide approved list of bonds

    With our extensive list of approved bonds, you can avail loan of up to 95% of your bond value. Check the approved list of bonds.

  • Interest only on utilization

    Interest only on utilization

    You only need to pay interest on the drawn loan amount, making it a cost-effective option for borrowers.

  • Multiple eligible bonds

    Multiple eligible bonds

    You can avail loan against government bonds, PSU bonds, corporate bonds, etc.

  • All DP bonds are acceptable

    All DP bonds are acceptable

    Individuals having Demat account with any depository participant are eligible for loan against bonds with us.

  • Continue earning your returns

    Continue earning your returns

    Pledge your bonds and get loan against them, while earning dividends on your bonds.

  • Dedicated customer portal (My Account)

    Dedicated customer portal (My Account)

    Download your loan statement and manage your loan online with our customer portal – My Account.

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Pre-approved offers

We have pre-approved offers for our existing and new customers. To check, all we need is your mobile number.

Check your pre-approved offer

You might not require a loan at this time, or you might not have a pre-approved offer. There is still a vast selection of products available, which you can choose from:

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  • Check your credit health

    Check your credit health

    Two most crucial factors for you are your credit health and CIBIL score. Get our Credit Health Report to know your current financial health.
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    Choose from over 150 pocket-friendly insurance plans, starting at Rs. 19. They cover all life events, health, vehicle, and travel plans.
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  • Set up an SIP for as little as Rs. 100 per month

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    Select from over 1000 mutual funds from 40+ mutual fund companies, like Aditya Birla, SBI, HDFC, ICICI Prudential, and more.
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Eligibility criteria and documents required

To avail Loan Against Bonds with Bajaj Financial Limited, you must meet the below criteria:

Eligibility criteria

  • Nationality: Indian
  • Age: 18 to 90 years
  • Employment: Salaried, self-employed
  • Security value: Minimum Rs. 50,000

Documents required**

  • KYC documents: Aadhaar/ passport/ voter’s ID
  • PAN card
  • DEMAT holding statement
  • Any other document as required by BFL.

**Please note that the list of documents mentioned here is indicative. You will be notified on the complete list of documents required by our representative while filling the application form.

How to avail Loan Against Bonds

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Step-by-step guide to avail loan against bonds

Step 1: Click on ‘Apply’ to initiate your application.
Step 2: Enter your mobile number to Sign in and click ‘GET OTP’.
Step 3: Enter the OTP sent to your mobile number. On successful verification, you will be redirected to our online application form.
Step 4: Enter basic details like: Full name, Email ID, mobile number and city of residence.
Step 5: Under ‘Type of Security’ select ‘Bonds’.
Step 6: Enter the total portfolio value of your bonds and click on ‘Submit’.

Once you have shown your interest in availing of the loan and submitted your details, our representative will get in touch with your further proceedings. The final loan amount shall be calculated basis the effective pledge marked on the bonds and the price of the bonds.
Disbursement shall be done post successfully verification, and pledging.

  • Did you know?

    You can enjoy benefits of lower interest rates & higher loan amount

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    You can choose to pledge bonds from our wide list of bonds

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    You can manage your loan online with our customer portal

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    You can avail loan amount of up to 95% of market value of the bonds. the market value against the bonds

Applicable fees and charges

The following charges are applicable on loan against securities:

Types of fees Charges applicable
Interest rate Up to 20% per annum
Processing fee Up to 4.72% of the loan amount (inclusive of applicable taxes).
Prepayment charges

Full prepayment - Up to 4.72% (inclusive of applicable taxes) on the outstanding loan amount as on the date of full prepayment

Part-prepayment - Up to 4.72% (inclusive of applicable taxes) of the principal amount of loan prepaid on the date of such part-prepayment

Annual maintenance charges/ renewal fee Up to 1.18% (inclusive of applicable taxes) on the sanctioned amount
Bounce charges In case of default of repayment instrument, Rs. 1,200/- per bounce will be levied.
Penal interest Delay in payment of monthly instalment shall attract penal interest up to 36% per annum applicable on the monthly instalment outstanding, from the respective due date until the date of receipt of the monthly instalment.
Stamp duty (as per respective state) Payable as per state laws
Brokerage charges* As applicable at actuals 
DP charges** As applicable at actuals
Pledge confirmation charges** As applicable at actuals
Pledge invocation charges** As applicable at actuals
Demat share transfer charges (post invocation)** As applicable at actuals
Legal charges As applicable at actuals

*Charges levied by Broker to BFL and the same is being passed on to the clients

**Charges levied by NSDL/ CDSL to BFL and the same is being passed on to the clients

Frequently asked questions 

What is Loan Against Bonds (LAB)?

A LAB is a type of loan where an individual pledges their bonds as a collateral to borrow money from a lender. Where the lender then provides the borrower with a loan amount based on the value of the bonds pledged.

What types of bonds can be used for a loan against bonds?

There are different types of bonds, including government bonds, corporate bonds, and municipal bonds, which can be used for a loan against bonds. However, some lenders may have specific requirements on the types of bonds which can be pledged.

Is interest charged for a loan against bonds?

Yes, Interest rates for a loan against bonds may vary depending on the lender and the type of bonds pledged. Bajaj Finance offers the loan at a competitive interest rate of up to 20% per annum.
The interest rate shall be at sole discretion of BFL.

What are the risks of a loan against bonds?

The major risk of a LAB is that if the borrower is unable to repay the loan amount, the lender will/may liquidate the pledged bonds to recover the outstanding amount.

Can I get loan against bonds?

All individuals: both self-employed or salaried are eligible for online Loan against bonds with Bajaj Finance.

Can we take a loan against RBI bonds?

Yes, you can take a loan against RBI (Reserve Bank of India) bonds. RBI bonds are government securities that are issued by the Reserve Bank of India and are backed by the government of India. These bonds can be used as collateral to secure a loan from a bank or any other financial institution. However, the terms and conditions of the loan may vary based on the lender's policies. It is crucial to review the lender's policies, interest rates, and repayment methods before applying for the loan.

Can I get a loan on my portfolio?

Yes, you can get a loan backed by your investment portfolio. Securities-based lending allows individuals with a portfolio of stocks, bonds, and other financial assets to borrow against the value of their holdings. Typically, the loan amount is a percentage of the portfolio's value. Interest rates for securities-based loans are usually lower than other types of loans, and the repayment terms may be more flexible depending on the lender. It's important to weigh the benefits and risks of loan against securities before deciding to take a loan.

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