Basic IPO FAQs

If my broker is not offering IPO facility but I have a demat account then how can I apply for IPO online?

With just a few clicks, you can apply for any IPO via your internet banking.

1. With your username and password, log in to your bank account. You can choose to invest online/ ASBA Services/ IPO Application. This option is available in different banks. Select the IPO you wish to apply by clicking on that menu.
3. Fill in all required information such as bid quantity, bid prices, DP ID, Dmat number, etc. and then submit your application.
4. The confirmation will be sent to your registered mobile number. You can also check the status of your IPO history in net bank.

Note: ASBA is mandatory so you don't have to approach brokers for IPO Applications. You can apply directly. The process takes only a few minutes.

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