It is mandatory to have a Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Know your Customer (KYC) for Investments in Stocks, Mutual Funds.
Here are some important links where you can get more information regarding KYC :
2. The completed form along the PAN Copy, photograph, proof of Identity and Proof of Address and signed form needs to be submitted at Point of Service (POS). A complete list of PoS is available on the website of AMFI at www.amfiindia.com, www.cdslindia.com and mutual fund websites.
You will get an acknowledgement after an An In-person verification at the POS, after which the forms will be sent for further processing.
3. You can check your KYC status online. Simply visit Central Depository Service (India) Ltd website , Click on the ‘KYC Inquiry’ and type in your PAN number.
Remember, that you need to complete the KYC process only once and the same reference can be used at SEBI registered intermediaries for investing purposes.
All existing investors in mutual funds should Please read the KYC compliancy requirements as per the latest regulatory changes from SEBI, in order to ensure that you are a KYC compliant investor