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Can we transfer shares from one demat account to another?

By: Edmund KapusniakUpdated: January 21, 2021


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While transfer of shares from one demat to another can be done online, the more popular method is the manual transfer of shares from one depository to another. There are broadly two types of transfer viz. When you do an off-market transfer, you must use the Debit Instruction Slip (DIS) booklet provided by your DP.

Likewise, people ask, how much time does it take to transfer shares from one demat account to another?

It will take between 3-5 business days for the existing broker to transfer the required shares from the old Demat account and for the new broker to receive the shares in the new account. The current broker may apply a few charges for this procedure, and the rates vary from one broker to another.

Secondly, can we transfer shares from one person to another in Zerodha?

To transfer shares from one Zerodha account to another, the person making the transfer needs to fill up the DIS slip. Once we receive the filled DIS, the transfer of shares will be complete within 48 hours.

What is the procedure for transfer of shares?

How to Transfer Shares of a Private Limited Company
  • Step 1: Obtain share transfer deed in the prescribed format.
  • Step 2: Execute the share transfer deed duly signed by the Transferor and Transferee.
  • Step 3: Stamp the share transfer deed as per the Indian Stamp Act and Stamp Duty Notification in force in the State.

Can we have 2 demat accounts?

It is perfectly legitimate to have multiple Demat accounts just as you can have multiple trading accounts. The only condition is that you cannot have multiple trading accounts or multiple Demat accounts with the same broker or the same DP. Every Demat account involves some cost.


Can I gift shares to my son?

There are various taxes that need to be considered on a gift of shares to your son, such as income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and stamp duty. However, if it can be demonstrated that the transfer of shares is for reasons of family or personal relations, the income tax charge may not apply.

Can shares be transferred?

If you decide to transfer your shares to someone else, you'll have to perform a stock transfer using a stock transfer form. You can obtain the form by visiting the website of the stock registry agent or contacting the agent by phone.

Can I transfer shares to my wife?

In order to transfer shares, you usually have to consult other partners/directors in the business, which will result in a vote. You must then get the correct form from Company House, have both parties complete and sign the documents and submit them to the government. The process is outlined clearly on the .

How can I transfer shares in CDSL online?

There are two types of account transfers available on easiest:
  1. Login to CDSL's website and click on the link “Register Online” from the homepage.
  2. Select the facility (easi/easiest) you wish to register for.
  3. Enter your details like Login–Id, Email-Id, etc.
  4. Print the registration form.

Can we transfer stocks from one broker to another India?

Hi, there are two ways to transfer your shares from one demat to another demat account. To transfer shares manually, to can ask for the Delivery Instruction Slip from the broker you hold your shares with. Once you fill up the slip, you can submit that to the broker whom you wish to transfer the shares.

Can we transfer shares from one person to another India?

To initiate a transfer you need to sign a demat instruction slip (similar to a cheque leaf), which the DP will give you, and submit it back to the DP with complete details such as the date of transfer, scrip name, quantity, international security identification number (ISIN), recipient's DP name and ID.