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ICICIdirect is an online trading and investment platform of ICICI Securities Limited, an independent subsidiary of ICICI Bank Limited. It offers various financial services and products including investments, stock trading, bonds/securities, mutual funds, wealth management, and insurance/loans from subsidiary companies.

Are you experiencing issues with ICICIdirect? If you have technical or financial concerns about trading, investment, or demat accounts, you can file a complaint with ICICI Securities.

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To file a complaint with ICICI Direct, You can contact the customer service team. Lodge your complaint through the toll-free helpline number, email, or chat with the executives. Not resolved to your satisfaction? You have the option to escalate the case to the Head of Customer Care at ICICI Securities.

Report the issues related to:

  • Equity Trading: Complaints about executing buy and sell orders for shares through ICICIdirect, trading in futures and options contracts, and trading transactions including brokerage charges & fees of ICICI Securities.
  • Mutual Funds: Issues related to mutual fund schemes, such as equity, debt, hybrid, and tax savings including mutual fund transactions, and buying, selling, and switching funds.
  • Currency and Commodity Trading: Concerns with trading foreign exchange and commodities like gold, silver, and crude oil including trading currency and commodity futures and options contracts.
  • IPOs and NFOs: Difficulties in the application process for initial public offerings (IPOs) and new fund offers (NFOs) of companies and mutual funds.
  • Bonds and Corporate Fixed Deposits: Complaints about fixed-income instruments such as government bonds, corporate bonds, non-convertible debentures (NCDs), and corporate fixed deposits (FDs).
  • Insurance: Issues related to purchasing life and general insurance policies from various providers, including ICICI Prudential and ICICI Lombard, through ICICI Direct.
  • NRI Services: Complaints related to opening and managing 3-in-1 accounts with ICICI Bank, which include savings, Demat, and trading accounts. Additionally, matters related to investing in Indian financial products like equity, mutual funds, and bonds.
  • Wealth Management: Issues related to portfolio management, financial planning, and tax planning services provided by ICICIdirect.
  • Corporate Services: Problems related to IPO advisory, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance services of ICICI Securities.
  • Global Investment Services: Concerns about services to invest in stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds in the US and other international markets through ICICIdirect.

Dissatisfied with the resolution or unresolved? You can escalate your complaint to the Compliance Officer and further to the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of ICICI Securities Limited.

How to File a Complaint of ICICI Securities?

According to the ICICI Securities grievance redressal policy, the complaint resolution process is divided into three levels. Initially, customers or investors can reach out to the customer service team to resolve their concerns. If not resolved, they can escalate the matter to the next level of authority to seek further resolution.

Grievance Redressal Mechanism:

Registration Fee No Charges (₹0)
Resolution Period Up to 30 days (Read the investor grievance redressal policy of the ICICI Securities)
Refund Period Within 7 to 15 business days (read the refund and compensation policy)

Levels of complaint escalation:

  • Level 1: Customer Care, ICICI Direct
    • Toll-free customer service number
    • Email or WhatsApp
    • Register a complaint online
    • ICICIdirect App
  • Level 2: Escalate the unresolved complaint to the Head – Customer Service & Experience at ICICI Direct
  • Level 3: Escalate the disputed matter to the Compliance Officer and MD & CEO of ICICI Securities Ltd.

Still, not resolved? You can escalate the matter further by filing a grievance with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the relevant securities exchanges, such as CDSL/NSDL, NSE/BSE, or other relevant regulatory authorities.

Additionally, you may opt for arbitration through the Smart Online Disputes Resolution (ODR) platform for investors, institutions, and exchanges.

Please note: If you have unresolved disputes related to loans and financial services provided by ICICI Direct, you can file a complaint with the Banking Ombudsman at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Level 1: Customer Care, ICICI Direct

In case of any issue, you can initially contact ICICI Direct’s customer support team through the toll-free customer care number, email, or by filing your complaint online. You can report issues related to various ICICI Securities services and products, including new account openings, trading activities, call & trade services, financial services such as funds and investments, as well as emergencies like account blockage or fraudulent transactions, to the customer service executives.

When filing a complaint with ICICIdirect, please ensure to include the following details:

  • Customer/Client ID (for existing clients)
  • Order ID (for stock, ETFs/IPOs, and mutual fund orders), if applicable.
  • Nature of the Complaint (trading activities, account services, financial products, or any other area of concern)
  • Description of the complaint including relevant facts
  • Attach copies of supporting documents such as bills, screenshots, contract notes, or video links (if available).

Contact Details of ICICI Securities Customer Service:

Tip: Beware of scams, don’t share bank/personal details; use only the official ICICI Direct app for help. Stay safe!

If you want to connect with the ICICI Direct community, register or log in with “iCOMMUNITY” to redress your concerns.

Please be aware that if you have complaints related to the violation of consumer rights by ICICI Securities, then lodge your complaint with the National Consumer Helpline (NCH) of the Department of Consumer Affairs (MoCA).

International Customer Care Numbers for NRI Customers:

Country ICICIdirect  Customer Care Number
Australia 1800976163
Singapore 8001014621
United Arab Emirates 80001830040
United Kingdom 8000291679
USA +1 (833) 965-1642

Level 2: Head – Customer Care & Experience, ICICI Securities

If your submitted complaint remains unresolved within the stipulated resolution period, which usually takes 3 to 7 days at level 1, it is recommended to escalate the unresolved complaint to the designated Head of Customer Care (& Experience (CCE) of ICICI Securities at level 2.

With the ticket number of the previous complaint and disputed matter, contact the officer:

Level 3: Compliance Officer, ICICI Securities

For the disputes related to unresolved complaints regarding stock & trading and investment services regulated by SEBI, which are not satisfactorily resolved at level 2, ICICI Securities has appointed a Compliance Officer for ICICI Direct to handle these matters.

When submitting your grievance letter or email, ensure to include the following details:

  • Ticket/Reference number of the previous complaint lodged at Level 2
  • Client/Customer ID
  • Nature of the complaint
  • Expected relief with reason for dissatisfaction with the previous resolutions
  • Attach relevant documents and evidence such as bills, contract notes, screenshots, or any other proof

1. Compliance Officer, ICICI Securities

Escalate the unresolved grievance of level 2 by sending a complaint letter to the Compliance Officer at ICICI Securities:

Designation Compliance Officer, ICICI Securities
Phone Number +912271840252
Address Compliance Officer for ICICI Direct – ICICI Securities Limited, Shree Sawan Knowledge Park, Plot No. D-507, TTC Industrial Area, MIDC Turbhe, Navi Mumbai – 400705.

2. MD & CEO, ICICI Securities

Further, if the complaint is not resolved to your expectation then escalate the grievance to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICICI Securities by sending an email or calling at:

  • Call the MD & CEO by dialling the phone number – +912271840157
  • Email your concerns to with the reference/acknowledgement ID of the previously escalated complaint at level 3.

Still, not resolved to your satisfaction by ICICI Direct? Approach the respective Regulatory Authorities.

Regulatory Authorities

If your complaints concerning investments, securities, brokers, or ICICIdirect’s trading platform remain unresolved within 30 days, you can escalate the matter to regulatory authorities. You can file a complaint against ICICI Securities with regulatory bodies such as SEBI, market exchange boards, and SAT (Securities Appellate Tribunal) for further intervention and resolution.

1. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI): File a complaint to SEBI – SCORES

2. Complain to Respective Stock Exchanges and Depository Services:

  • For equity shares and currency trading, contact NSE (National Stock Exchange) and BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange).
  • For commodities and metals trading, approach MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.).
  • For issues related to demand accounts, equity repository, management, ownership, and share transfers, contact CDSL (Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.) and NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited).

3. Other Regulatory Authorities for Financial Disputes:

Note: Alternatively, you may start an arbitration with ICICI Securities, investors, market participants, or institutions using the Smart Online Disputes Resolution (SMART ODR) platform (

Still, not satisfied even with final orders of regulatory authorities? First, you should get legal advice from your legal expert before taking legal action against ICICI Securities Ltd/listed company or challenging decisions made by the respective authority. Further, you may approach judicial bodies or other relevant tribunals such as the Securities Appellate Tribunal.


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