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DEMAT Account


Oriental Bank of Commerce Demat Services

What are Demat Services?

Similar to opening a Bank Account to save money, make payment, transfers etc. you need to open a Demat account if you want to buy or sell stocks.

It is just like bank account where actual money is replaced by shares.

You don't need to have possession of any physical certificate showing that you own these shares. They are all held electronically in your account.

As you buy and sell the shares, they are adjusted in your account.


Is a Demat account a must?


Now days, practically all trades have to be settled in dematerialized form.

So a Demat account is a must for trading and investing.


What are benefits of a Demat Account for me?


  • A safe and convenient way to hold securities.
  • Immediate transfer of securities.
  • No stamp duty on transfer of securities.
  • Elimination of risks associated with physical certificates such as bad delivery, fake securities, delays, thefts etc.
  • Reduction in paperwork involved in transfer of securities.
  • Reduction in transaction cost.
  • No odd lot problem, even one share can be traded.
  • Nomination facility.
  • Change in address recorded with DP gets registered with all companies in which investor holds securities electronically eliminating the need to correspond with each of them separately.
  • Transmission of securities is done by DP eliminating correspondence with companies.
  • Automatic credit into Demat account of shares, arising out of bonus/split/consolidation/merger etc.
  • Holding investments in equity and debt instruments in a single account.

Why should I Choose Oriental Bank of Commerce?

  • We are DP of both NSDL & CDSL.
  • We have 206 Branches all over the Country.
  • Competitive fees.
  • Online execution of transactions.
  • Concessional rates for senior citizens, online trading & Speed-e.
  • Special rates for stock market intermediaries / sub brokers.
  • Regular transactions update from back-office.
  • SPEEDe, IdeAS, STEADY, SPICE (NSDL) & Easy, Easiest, TRUST (CDSL).
  • DP empanelled with commodity exchange.
  • SMS alert for debits/credit in Demat accounts registered for SMS facility. This service is offered free of cost.

We also provide special services like:


(a) SPEED-e for submitting delivery instructions directly on the Internet through SPEED-e website https://eservices.nsdl.com

(b) IDeAS (Internet-based Demat Account Statement) for viewing balances and transactions in account updated on an online basis with a delay of maximum 30 minutes.

(c) STEADY (Securities Trading - information Easy Access and Delivery) for brokers to deliver contract notes to custodians and/or fund managers electronically.

(d) SPICE(Submission of Power of attorney based Instructions for Clients Electronically)- Clearing Members (Clients who have given Power of Attorney (POA) in favour of the Clearing Member) can submit auto pay-in instructions to Participants (where Clients maintain demat accounts) on SPEED-e facility to debit the demat accounts of the Clients and credit their Clearing Member (CM) Pool Accounts. Thus, eliminating the need to give paper based delivery instructions to the Participants.


(a) Easi provides facility of viewing/ downloading / printing of statement of holding with valuation, details of transactions, status of delivery instruction in demat account.

(b) Easiest - You can transfer securities from your demat account through Internet. By registering to easiest you can also avail of all the facilities offered through easi'.

(c) TRUST (TRansactions Using Secured Texting): Beneficiary Owner can send an SMS to confirm delivery instructions uploaded by the Broker for trades done on a stock exchange through any mobile phone with Android Operating System (OS). On giving confirmation through TRUST, BOs need not submit a physical DIS to their DP for market related transactions.


Now Mutual Fund unit can be Demated into the existing Demat Account, for availing this service you can submit the duly filled "Mutual Fund Demateralisation Form" along with the latest Mutual Fund "Statement of Account" at the our Demat Branches.

How can I open this account?

To avail the services of a depository an investor is required to open a Beneficial Owner (BO) account with a Depository Participant (DP) of any depository.

Please visit your nearest Oriental Bank branch and fill the account opening form. The account opening form must be supported by copies of any one of the approved documents which serve as proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) as specified by SEBI.

Please carry original documents for verification.

From where can I get your Account opening Form?

You can receive our account opening form from your nearest OBC Demat Branch or download via links below:





What will it cost me?

Demat Tariff Sheet

For charges please click Rate structure for NSDL/CDSL Depository Services (Click here)

Where are Demat Branches Of Oriental Bank of commerce?

For our Demat branches please click here LIST OF DEMAT AUTHORISED BRANCHES

What should I do in case of queries/complaints?

For Complaints pertaining to Demat Services please e-mail at depository_mum@obc.co.in demat_complaints@obc.co.inor write to us at ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE, DEPOSITORY SERVICES, 67, SONAWALA BUILDING, BOMBAY SAMACHAR MARG, OPP. BSE BUILDING, FORT, MUMBAI 400023.

Grievance Redressal for Demat Customers

Rights and Obligations of Beneficial owner and depository participant as prescribed by SEBI and depositories