Trading account eligibility and documents

Read on to know the criteria and documents required to open a trading account and start trade in stock market.

Frequently asked questions 

Can I only open a Trading account?

Yes, you can open a trading account only. However, in order to hold your shares in a digital or electronic form, a Demat account with a SEBI-registered stockbroker is necessary.

Why should I open a trading account with BFSL?

With BFSL trading account, trade with ease anytime, anywhere. Get direct access to your investment along with Market insights and research recommendations. Trade at one of the lowest brokerage charges and MTF rates.

What is online trading?

Online Trading is a method which facilitates buying and selling of shares with ease through an online trading platforms. Multiple financial instruments such as equity, MF, Bonds, Sovereign gold bond etc can be traded through it.

Is trading online safe?

Yes, online trading is completely safe. Firstly, trading platforms have advanced securities and multiple level authentications. Secondly, all the practices are governed by regulators.

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Free Account opening is through the Freedom subscription pack, where the yearly subscription charge in the 1st year is nil and 2nd year onwards it is Rs.431 (inclusive of GST).

BFSL is only distributor of Bonds & Sovereign Gold Bonds (SGB). These are not exchange traded products and all disputes with respect to the distribution activity, would not have access to exchange investor redressal forum or Arbitration mechanism.

Investments in securities market are subject to market risk, read all the related documents carefully before investing. As subject to the provisions of SEBI Circular CIR/MRD/DP/54/2017 dated June 13, 2017, and the terms and conditions mentioned in rights and obligations statement issued by the TM. Visit our website: Disclaimer: