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What is CKYC and how to get CKYC done?

CKYC or Central Know Your Customer Registry is a centralized repository of KYC records of customers in the financial sector with uniform KYC norms and inter-usability of the KYC records across the sector.  The objective of CKYC to reduce the burden of producing KYC documents and getting those verified every time when the customer creates a new relationship with a financial entity like a broker or mutual fund AMC.

Now a days when you complete KYC process with anyone broker, your details are submitted to CKY and maintained there. You can check your KYC stats online.

Step to check your CKYC status:

  1. Visit Karvy site >> Link
  2. Input your PAN number
  3. Input Captch
  4. Click on Search Now

If you are KYC Registered, you can see your KYC registration date and modified date.

How to do CKYC?

CKYC can be done via the following method –

  • When opening a new trading account with any broker
  • When starting a new investment with Mutual fund distributor
  • Via Mutual Fund AMC
  • With your bank
  • You can also do it yourself by going to a Registrar’s (CAMS) office and submitting the documents.

List of documents for CKYC Process:

  • Fill Application form
  • PAN Card
  • Identity Proof - Aadhar Card, Passport or similar document.
  • Address Proof - Aadhar Card, passport, driver’s license

Once you provide the documents to your distributor or CAMs, they are uploaded to the CKYC platform.

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