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Why choose a Trading Account and Demat with ICICI?

Seamless Investing
Seamless and completely online transactions without any paper work.more

India’s best retail broker**
**Best Retail Broker of the Year 2018 & Retail Broker of the Year 2019 at the Outlook Money Awards.more

200 branches across 75+cities & 7100 business partners
Walk-in to any of our branches across multiple cities, connect with our business partners or call our dedicated call center and we will be happy to help.more

Consolidation & tracking of portfolio
You can track and monitor your portfolio from anywhere and anytime. Get a consolidated view of your investments, capital gain statement, alerts and notifications to have a complete control on your investments.

Financial Superstore: 45+ investments & liability products
Get products & services like Equity, Mutual Funds, IPOs, Futures & Options etc.... all under one platform. We also provide convenient & disciplined investment options+ like Target Investment Plan, Systematic Equity Plan and One Click Investments (Mutual Fund basket investing) to achieve your investment goals. more

No Hidden Charges with ICICIdirect
Transparent pricing. What you see is what you pay!

Real Time Grandfathering of Tax returns
ICICIdirect provides real-time Capital Gains computation on your investments thereby, real-time Grandfathering of your tax returns and a lot more.

Stock Ideas from Award Winning Researchers
Our 32 fundamental research analysts cover 220 companies across various sectors and generate highest number of reports.... These inclusive research reports help you make the right investment decisions.
Awards won by our research team - No.1 Earnings Estimator (Consumer Goods & Services) at Thomas Reuters Analyst Awards 2017
No. 3 Broker - Starmine Analyst Awards 2015
No. 2 Broker - Starmine Analyst Awards 2014
No.1 Broker - Starmine ET Now Analyst Awards 2011-12

Innovative Features
Order with validity of 45 days, Multi Price Order, Systematic Equity Plan and more.

21.95% & 16.23% returns of Golden Stocks Portfolio (Golden Large cap & Golden Mid cap)
Launched in 2019, Golden Stocks Portfolio comprising of Golden Large Cap & Golden Mid cap portfolios are baskets of 5 carefully chosen stocks specifically meant for long term investments. Since its inception in January 2019, Golden Large Cap has delivered... 21.95% returns as against -5.2% (Nifty 50 Index), -5.6% (Nifty 100), -7% (Nifty 200) and Golden Mid Cap has delivered 16.23% returns since its inception in October 2019, as against -9.4% (Nifty midcap 100) & -8.2% (Nifty midcap 50) for the same period. Mentioned performance numbers as on 30th June 2020. Note: all the stocks in Golden Large Cap & Golden Mid Cap portfolios carry an equal weightage of 20% each.Source: ICICIDirect Research more

Earn interest on allocated funds
Unlike in case of other brokers where you have to transfer funds to broker’s pool account, at ICICIdirect, with your linked ICICI Bank account, your allocated funds remain in your account and get debited only when you have carried out a transaction. This way, you can earn interest on the funds kept in your account even when you have them allocated for trades.

72% Strike Rate on Gladiator Stocks (Since Inception)
Our technical research stellar product, Gladiator Stocks has delivered 72% strike rate since its inception, which means, 7 out of 10 gladiator calls have booked profits for the given time horizon.

Advanced tools
Price Improvement, VTC, Cloud Order, Multi Price : ICICIdirect features several advanced order placement tools to help you get the best possible price for your trades. ... Our products like Price Improvement, Multi Price and Valid Till Cancelled orders, specifically focus on helping customers to arrive at a better price than what is available in the market while Cloud Order helps in saving time during order placements. more

50+ Lakh Customers
Trusted by 50 + lakh customers & backed by the ICICI Group.

Get additional benefits worth ₹ 8,599#

Offers will be credited, post account opening once the account is activated within 3 month by placing a Trade.

Secrets to Wealth Creation Free Online course

₹ 5,000

Free Brokerage

₹ 2000

Gateway to Stock Investing (E) Free online course

₹ 1,599

Our Awards

  • Outlook Money Awards

    Best Retail Broker of the year 2018,'16,'15
    Best e-Brokerage house of the year 2014,’13,'12,'11,'09,'07

  • UTI CNBC TV 18 Financial Advisory Award

    Best Performing National Financial Advisor Equity Broker 2018,'17,'15

  • D&B Equity Broking Awards

    ^The Largest Equity e-Broking House and The Best Equity Broking House in the Cash Segment 2015,'14,'13,'12



What is is a brand under ICICI Securities Ltd. that offers online share trading facility for trading in Indian equity markets. It is a 3-in-1 account, connecting all the accounts i.e. bank, broking and demat (essential for investing in Indian markets) to each other. Thereby, it enables seamless and hassle free settlement for its clients.

ICICIdirect was launched in January 2000 and started its operations in April 2000. Our NRI customer base is spread across 150+ countries

What is a ICICIdirect 3-in-1 account?

The 3-in-1 online trading account gives you the convenience of opening a online trading, demat & bank account. You can view live share price, do share trading on NSE and BSE, trade in Futures & Options, invest in Mutual Funds and IPOs through our seamless and secure 3-in-1 online trading account.

What are the types of 3-in-1 accounts NRIs can have?

3-in-1 account is a combination of a bank – demat – trading account all linked together for a seamless and paperless investment experience
There are up to 4 types of 3-in-1 accounts NRIs can have to seamlessly investing across all asset classes namely

  • NRO PINS – For investing domestic source of income in Indian secondary market
  • NRE PINS - For investing foreign source of income in Indian secondary market
  • NRO NON PINS - For investing Indian source of income in Indian primary market and additionally trading in FnO
  • NRE NON PINS - For investing foreign source of income in Indian primary market

What are the benefits of NRI account with ICICIdirect?

  • ICICIdirect is trusted by more than 4.5 million customers in India and across the globe for its seamless investment platform, range of product offerings and 3-1 integration for paperless investments
  • With ICICIdirect NRI account the Bank, Demat and Trading account will be integrated for seamless and paperless investment in Stocks, ETFs, IPOs and OFS at a click without any paperwork from anywhere in the world
  • Single login access to NRE/NRO and to access PIS /NON PIS investments.
  • Complete automation of PIS account for timely reporting of PIS transactions to RBI
  • Automated TDS settlement with the pay-out being directly credited to NRO/NRE bank account post deduction of applicable TDS
  • Setting off short term losses against any future short term profits during the financial year which helps in minimizing the tax outflow and avoiding the need to claim excess tax later from Income tax department
  • Hassle free credit of money into the linked bank accounts with seamless repatriation process for NRE bank accounts
  • All inclusive pricing which includes brokerage, repatriation cost, TDS settlement charges, PIS reporting charges and DP sell charges
  • Innovative order types like Valid till Cancelled with 45 days validity to beat the time difference with respect to India, SIP orders in equity to auto invest in Equity at desirable intervals

What are the documents required to open NRI 3-in-1 account?

  • Valid passport
  • Valid Visa
  • PAN
  • Overseas address proof
  • OCI card (required in case of foreign passport with “Place of Birth” as foreign country)

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