The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday reiterated that until December 2021, banks cannot freeze accounts if the customer has not done a periodic KYC (know your customer) update. The central bank said this while cautioning the public not to fall prey to fraudulent messages seeking bank details for KYC updation purposes.

Banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday cautioned people not to share account login details, personal information, copies of KYC documents, card information, PIN, password and OTP with unidentified persons or agencies.

The department of revenue (DoR), ministry of finance has clarified that any purchase of gold, silver, jewellery, or precious gems and stones below Rs 2 lakh does not require permanent account number (PAN) or Aadhaar of a customer as mandatory Know Your Customer (KYC) document.

HDFC Bank launches video KYC

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HDFC Bank has enabled opening of savings account remotely by activating video KYC. The bank is also offering personal loans to new customers who can avail of the facility.

In a move that will enable banks and fintechs onboard customers remotely, RBI has amended its norms to allow the ‘know your customer’ (KYC) process to be completed through a mobile video conversation. The central bank has also facilitated eKYC and digital KYC by allowing use of Aadhaar or other e-documents in the customer due … Continue reading In a 1st, RBI allows KYC process on mobile video