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Transfer of shares - within India

What Is Transfer of shares?

Shares can be easily transferred from a shareholder to any person (a new or existing shareholder). Shares are transferred a way of sale or gifting. Usually, the shares are transferred to introduce a new shareholder in a company.

Process Flow

Step 1

Share documents and requirements

Share your requirements and the list of documents mentioned below.
Step 2

Receive duly executed transfer form (SH-4)

SH-4 will be received along with original share certificate within sixty days from the date of execution
Step 3

Passing the board resolution

A resolution would be passed to brief out about details
Step 4

Share signed document

Share all your signed documents to us
Step 7

Wazzeer provides new share certificate

Wazzeer would then issue new share certificate
Step 8

Sharing deliverables

We will share Duly stamped Share Transfer Form (SH-4), New Share Certificates Resolution and FC- TRS Form and Acknowledgement

Documents required

  • Original Share Certificates of Transferor


  • Duly stamped Share Transfer Form (SH-4)
  • New Share Certificates
  • Resolution


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Frequently Asked Questions

When shares have to be transferred in case of death of the shareholder: One of the most important things that demat account holders should do is appoint a nominee. This will make it easy for the beneficiaries to claim the shares held in the demat account, in the event of the holder’s untimely death. 

Under section 56 of the Companies Act, 2013 a company will register a transfer of securities of the company (which includes shares), only when a proper instrument of transfer as per the format laid down in Form No SH. 4 (when such securities are held in the physical form).

The form needs to be duly stamped, with adequate value, dated and executed by or on behalf of the transferor and the transferee.

The form needs to be sent to the company by the transferor or the transferee within a period of sixty days from the date of execution, along with the share certificate/certificate relating to the securities. In case there is no such certificate, the application must be sent along with the letter of allotment of securities.

A company will not register a transfer of partly paid shares, unless the company has given a notice in Form SH-5 to the buyer and has obtained no objection from the buyer within two weeks from the date of receipt of notice.

Shares transfer agreement, also referred as a stock purchase agreement. The agreement is a legal document used to transfer the ownership of shares of stock. The party transferring shares could be a person or a company. This agreement type is usually entered into by a buyer and a seller where the seller wishes to sell a specific number of shares to the buyer for an agreed upon price. The shares transfer agreement specifies the terms and conditions of the sale.

The agreement normally contains:

  • Details about the party transferring the shares.
  • Consideration in exchange of shares to be received by seller.

All Information about the shares such as the share type and the share value

When the holder of shares is no more or has been declared lunatic or insolvent or incase the holder of shares is a company, and it has wound up then transmission of shares takes place according to the operation of law.

There is no transfer deed executed, and the transferee will be given the rights to the shares, and the transmission is recorded only when the transferee gives proof of entitlement to the shares. The shares of a public company are freely transferable and the transfer takes place between the transferor (one who transfers) and the transferee (one who receives), unless the company has a valid reason to disallow the same. The shares of a private limited company are not transferable subject to certain exceptions. A transfer deed is executed for the transfer of shares