How to buy stock without broker?

Stocks represent the business entity. The stock can be buying with the help of broker or without the help of broker. Read this article to grab the knowledge about buying stock without a broker. And also deals with the how to become a broker or member of the exchange.


Stocks are the business entity that are listed either in stock exchange or market for trading. A person usually deals with a registered broker for trading through the stock exchange, since he can't directly contact with the stock exchange. So we need a stockbroker to help in this situation. Read more about buying a stock with help of broker on our website. But there is some provision to buy stocks without broker. Through this article, I provide you the details about how to buy stock without a broker.

Methods to buy the stocks with out broker

Most of the people are depended on any broking service company for trading in the stock exchange. Anyhow, some people want to know about the other method to buy the stock without help of a broker. Yes, there are few ways to buy stocks without the help of a broker. Here I give you the details about how to buy the stocks without the help of a broker. People look for the direct buying to avoid the brokerage charge and to gain the profit from that too. Stocks are bought without a broker normally by directly investing in the company . I am going to introduce few ways to trade stocks without a broker.

Direct stock purchase

One of the options to buy stocks without the help of broker is direct investment or direct purchase. Some of the companies provide facilities of direct buying for the customers who are willing to buy the stock. They have made some criteria for this planning. These criteria vary with different companies. Some company also provides the feature of dividend reinvestment plan. In these scheme, dividends received from the company, can be reinvested again as to buy stock rather than crediting into your bank account.

One of the other options to avoid the broker maintain your own broker account. There by you can bypass the need of a stockbroker. An investor can trade at the stock exchange either by taking membership in stock exchange or being registered as a broker.

How to take membership in stock exchange

To take a membership in the stock exchange in India, there is some qualification needed, they are listed here.
  • The applicant should be at least 21 years old.
  • The applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • The applicant should be matriculated or plus2 qualification. Generally, preference is given to the highest professional qualification.
  • The applicant should not be compounded with his creditors
  • The applicant should not been convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty.
  • The applicant should not participate as principal or employee in any business other than that of securities.

Experience required to join as member of a stock exchange

Experience required for participating as a member in the stock exchange is that the applicant should have two years of experience as a partner or authorized clerk or apprentice with one of the exchange member or other areas of capital market. A partnership firm may not be eligible to register as a member; anyhow, partnership can be formed between two or more members.

Verification of application

The application of membership submitted should be verified by Membership committee appointed by the stock exchange, and they will recommend to the governing board. The governing board will elect the applicant. After paying the required fees the applicant is admitted as a member of the exchange and forwarded by the exchange to SEBI for registration.

Register as sub broker

To register as a sub broker in the stock exchange, he should satisfy the educational qualification and also the experience. Furthermore, he should affiliate to one of the exchange member. After verification of the application by the committee, they will send it to SEBI for the registration.


Stocks can be bought with and without a broker. Buying the stock without a broker will give you profit in form of avoiding the brokerage fee. Anyhow, it is better to use a broker for buying stock. It will reduce the risk of trading in some or another way.

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Guest Author: rajeswari14 Sep 2015

I am software professional. I would like to avoid broker charges for my own stock purchases. Can I get membership?

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