# Once your demat account is opened, you can place a request for conversion of your physical share certificates into dematerialised format. # You have to surrender your paper shares to the demat company along with a Dematerialisation Request Form. Use separate forms for shares of different companies.
Essentially, you will not be allowed to transfer your physical shares to another person after April 1, 2019. However, there is no restriction of converting your physical shares to demat form.
Steps to convert shares into Demat form:
- You should first open a Demat account with a depository through a depository participant (DP). …
- After you’ve opened a Demat account, you’ll need to send your DP a completed Dematerialisation Request Form (DRF) along with your physical share certificates.
From 2019, as per the mandate of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), only shares in the electronic format can be sold or transferred at the stock markets. It does not mean you cannot hold shares in the physical form, just that you cannot sell or transfer them.
Shares owned by a person can be gifted to another person (relative or otherwise) by following a certain procedure. Since gifting constitutes a transfer, and the transfer is for no consideration, such a transfer can be carried out using the “off market transfer” mechanism.
You can dematerialise shares traded in the stock market and also companies listed on the depositories as well. You can demat the physical shares if the share has a company name, face value, and a shareholding pattern. To validate your certificate click here and mention the company name or ISIN as shown in the gif.
You can sell your shares directly to the transfer agent. If you have possession of the stock certificates, you’ll need to sign them and send them to the transfer agent, along with whatever paperwork the agent needs. You’ll probably have to include a fee, although some agents may perform this service for free.
You just need to fill out a Demat Request Form (DRF) and deposit it along with your physical shares as proof. You can process a dematerialization request with the broker of your choice.
Procedure to change name on Physical Shares of a Deceased
- Physical Share Certificates.
- Death Certificate of the Deceased.
- PAN Card of the Successor.
- Transmission Request Form.
- Attested Signatures by Banker of the Successor.
- Proof of Address of the Successor.
- Any other document as required by the Company.
How can I transfer my demat account to SGB?
Physical SGBs bought through a bank or other financial intermediary can be converted to demat form by submitting the dematerialisation request to the issuer banker or financial intermediary. The bank/intermediary will upload the data in the e-Kuber portal of RBI to process your request.
Physical shares are share certificates. … That is why share transfers used to take so long in the old days. This was the scene before 1997. After 1997 most of the trading has been happening in demat form only.