KYC Status Check | How to Process and Update KYC Online

KYC Status

Check KYC status online

To check your KYC status you need to visit any one of the following KRA official sites by clicking the link below.
  1. CDSL Ventures CVL KRA
  2. CMS KRA
  3. Karvy KRA

Enter your PAN number and captcha
Then click submit.

What is KYC?

Do you really need to know your KYC status? For the answer, you should first know what KYC is. Know Your Customer commonly called KYC, is the process of verifying the identity of the customers. RBI directed all banks to ensure that they are fully compliant with the KYC provisions before December 31, 2005. The process has come up as a powerful tool to combat issues like money laundering, tax evasion, corruption, terrorist financing, etc.

Possessing a PAN card is made mandatory for all the income-earning individuals by the Government of India. Its primary objective is to identify and verify the identity of the individuals before they get into financial transactions. Using PAN to update KYC is of utmost importance to verify the identity of the holder and to avoid any mishaps. Hence, PAN is one of the important documents that the individual must provide during the KYC process. Therefore, one should must aware to get the KYC done as early as possible.

When do you need to verify your KYC status

You must submit your KYC documents to verify while doing the followings:
  • At the time of opening a bank account.
  • If you intend to invest in mutual funds.
  • Whenever you apply  for loan or credit card
  • At the time of opening a locker
  • To take a new mobile connection, you need to verify your KYC status.

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Documents required for KYC process

  1. PAN Card as ID proof.
  2. Address proof: Epic card/ Ration card/ Bank statement/ Electricity or Gas or Mobile bill/ Aadhar card/ Driving Licence/ Rental Agreement etc.
  3. A passport size photo.

How to complete the KYC process

CDSL Ventures Limited is authorized to conduct the Know Your Customer procedure. You can complete your KYC process either offline or online.

a. Offline

i. You have to download the KYC form from the CDSL Ventures website and fill in the details.

ii. Now enclose the photocopies of  PAN Card, ID proof, address proof and a passport size photo along with the form.
iii. Submit your form and all the documents in the respective KRA office physically.

b. Online

(You should have your Aadhaar number and your mobile number registered with the Aadhar)

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  • At first, you need to create an account on the above mentioned KRA’s official website. Then, you have to enter your personal details there.
  • Thereafter, provide your registered mobile number along with the Aadhaar Card number and verify using OTP.
  • Lastly, upload a self-attested copy of e-Aadhaar and accept the consent declaration terms for the eKYC. 


In brief, KYC should precede your mutual fund investment and is an important criterion. It is a one-time process and once you have completed all the process successfully, you will be KYC-compliant for all your future mutual fund-related transactions.
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