National Securities Depository Limited
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Home  :  Joining NSDL  :  As a Investor


NSDL interacts with investors through market intermediaries called Depository Participants who can be banks, brokers, custodians, institutions etc. Though NSDL commenced operations with just three DPs, within a short time, depository participant services were available in most of the major cities and towns across the country.

An investor can avail of the following services from NSDL

Basic Services

  • Account Maintenance
  • Dematerialisation
  • Rematerialisation
  • Market Transfers
  • Off Market Transfers
  • Inter Depository Transfer
  • Pledge / Hypothecation
  • Nomination / Transmission
  • Distribution of non-cash corporate actions

Special Services

  • Auto Delivery Out
  • Dividend Distribution
  • Stock Lending and Borrowing
  • Demat of Warehouse Receipts

Other Activities