Online Trading

For whom is this applicable to?

This is applicable to online trading customers.

Am I eligible for opening a trading account?

Any individual, proprietary firm, partnership firm, or a company can open an account with

How do I open an account?

It's simple! Apply online, call or visit our local branch near to you. Our Relationship manager will contact and help you.

What documents do I need to submit for opening the account?

* Proof of address can be a copy of any one of these: Passport, Driving License, Ration Card, Voter's Identity card, Telephone bill, and Electricity bill, Bank Passbook / Bank Statement or Rent Agreement.

* Proof of identity can be a copy of any one of the following: Passport, PAN Card, Voter's Identity Card, Driving License.

* Proof of signature can be a copy of any one of the following: Passport, PAN Card, Driving License.

* In case of Partnership firm , photograph of partners is required and in case of corporate photograph of authorised signatory is required.

* Submission of PAN card is not necessary, in case PAN card is unavailable, eeclaration has to be filled which is availabe in the account opening form.

What is the least amount of margin that I need to pay Kotak Commodities to start trading?

The minimum amount of margin that you need to pay Kotak Commodities to start trading is Rs 30,000. The margin should be in form of cash only.

How soon would my account be opened?

Your account will be opened within two weeks of receipt of your completed application form with all necessary documents.

What documents would I receive once the account is opened?

You will receive a welcome kit containing the following:
a. A welcome letter containing details of your account with us
b. A Personal Identification Number - a unique numeric code for one time use for account activation
c. You will also receive the initial password on your email id registered with us
d. A Easy Steps To Start Investing manual
e. A User Manual in the form of booklet and CD which is a detailed guide on how to activate your account and start trading

Is the Kotak Commodities site secure for me to trade on?

No doubt it is secure! Kotak Commodities uses the most advanced encryption technology, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), to ensure that the information transmitted between you and us across the Internet is safe and cannot be accessed by any outsider.

SSL has been universally accepted on the World Wide Web for authenticated and encrypted communication between clients and servers. The security certificate for our site is obtained from Verisign and the security encryption level on Kotak Commodities is 128bit.

How do I update the contact numbers in the Trading Profile?

You can update the same in your trading profile as follows: Kindly login to your trading section on and click on My Account Link .You will find a sub link -Update My Profile where you can enter the relevant details.

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