The Easi/Easiest User guide gives a brief overview of the features available in both. Quoting directly from it where relevant.
Firstly, Easi stands for Electronic Access to Securities Information whereas Easiest stands for Electronic Access To Securities Information And Execution Of Secured Transactions. All the features available in Easi are also available in Easiest. These include -
- This facility is provided at free of cost
- View/print details of current holdings and transactions for any 30 days in demat account.
- View/print the valuation of holdings in demat account based on the previous day’s closing price.
- View multiple demat accounts details through a single login ID.
- Monitoring corporate announcements related to the securities held in a demat account. A BO also has an option to add upto 25 ISINs not held in demat account to monitor corporate announcements for such ISINs.
Easiest includes the following additional features -
- Submission of debit/credit transaction instructions to effect off-market, settlement, Interdepository and early pay-in transactions through internet
- In case a BO submits the transaction instructions from his/her ‘easiest’ login, then they need not submit the Delivery Instruction Slip (DIS) to their DP.
- A BO can monitor the status of the instructions submitted through ‘easiest’ login also.
Charges might vary depending on the brokers that use. For Zerodha, the charges are mentioned in this support page -
3. The charges to transfer shares in an off-market transaction are 0.03% of the transfer value or Rs. 25, whichever is higher. You (transferor of the shares) will also have to pay stamp duty at 0.015% on the consideration amount to CDSL on their platform. Learn more.