How to Start

How do I start the journey?

To start the journey, you need to open an account for which you will have to fill the following forms, which can be accessed from


For a Resident Indian, you will need the following documents.

  • 1. Pan card, adhar card self attested copies.
  • 2. Signed Cancelled cheque. If name is not printed on the cheque, then statement or passbook copy self attested will be required.
  • 3. Photos
  • 4. Specimen signature.

For Non Resident Indians:

Two forms which can be accessed from


KYC Documents from NRI Customer :

  • 1. PAN Card Copy - Self attested
  • 2. Photocopy of Passport ( First and Last Page) - Self attested
  • 3. Photocopy of Valid VISA/ Work Permit/ Resident Permit - Self attested
  • 4. Indian / Overseas Address Proof -Self attested
  • 5. OCI/ POA Card copy - Self attested (for Foreign Passport port holder)
  • 6. Passport size Photographs of all account holders

Along with this HDFCBank PIS NRO / NRE account is compulsory for NRI investors. Please contact Mr Shan K Joseph, PIS Officer HDFC Bank Kochi for assistance to open the same. His whatsapp number is +91 9946205105 and email address is shan.joseph@hdfcbank.com

Note : Please share the scan copies of all documents. HDFC Bank will verify all these and on confirmation from them, please courier all documents to iFAST Financial India Pvt Ltd, 1, Raheja Titanium,
Off Western Express Highway
Goregaon East
Mumbai 400063
Account opening charge will be Rs 600, and there is no Annual Maintenance charges. The brokerage charge for the trade done will be 0.01% from the part of iFast Financial.