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What is FATCA & Why do you need it?

FATCA (short for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) is a regulation created by the US Government to curb tax evasion by US citizens. Under this regulation, assets held by US citizens in other countries now have to be reported to...


Why do I need to send physical documents?

Most new registrants can send us clear scans (even photos) of their supporting documents such as PAN and Aadhaar card to begin investing.However, in certain cases our partner agencies which help us with investor verification may request physical documentation. We...


Can you have my documents picked up?

If you are located in Bangalore, you can call us to request a pickup of your signed KYC form, PAN copy and address proof copy. If you are located elsewhere, we do not have a pickup service at this time....


Do I need a Demat account?

No. You do not require a Demat account to invest in mutual funds. Scripbox does not open one for you either. The record of mutual funds held by you is kept electronically in an account (Folio) maintained by the mutual...


I am not a US Citizen, why do I have to provide FATCA information?

India has signed a reciprocal agreement with the US government to share such information about each others’ citizens. Therefore all financial institutions (such as mutual funds) have to identify the citizenship and tax status of their investors and provide the...

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