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Terms and Conditions for transactions:

I/We have read and understood the contents of the Scheme Information Document/s to the Scheme(s) including the sections on “Prevention of Money Laundering and Know Your Customers”. I / We hereby apply to the Trustees of the Principal Mutual Fund (the Mutual Fund) for units of the Scheme as indicated above [“the Scheme”] and agree to abide by the terms and conditions, of the Scheme. I / We have not received nor have been induced by any rebate or gifts, directly or indirectly, in making this investment. I/We further declare that the amount invested by me/us in the Scheme(s) is derived through legitimate sources and is not held or designed for the purpose of contravention of any act, rules, and regulations or any statute or legislation or any other applicable laws or any notifications, directions issued by any governmental or statutory authority from time to time. I/We further confirm that I/we have the express authority from the relevant constitution to invest in the units of the Scheme and the Principal Pnb Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd. [AMC], its Trustee and the Mutual Fund would not be responsible if the investment is ultra vires the relevant constitution. I/We further confirm that the ARN holder (Broker/Sub-Broker) has disclosed to me/us all the commissions (in the form of trail commission or any other mode), payable to him for the different competing Schemes of various Mutual Funds from amongst which the Scheme(s) has been recommended to me/us. I/We hereby agree for the AMC to reject the application or compulsorily redeem any Units held directly or beneficially by me/us if I/we fail to provide the information called for by the AMC / Principal Mutual Fund or the information provided by me turns out to be false or if the units are found to be held in contravention of any regulatory requirements / prohibitions issued from time to time. Where, I / We have been advised this fund / scheme for investment and the investments are made in Direct Plan, I / We authorise the Mutual Fund to share my / our investment and transaction details with my / our advisor / distributor.

I/We consent to and authorize the AMC to share all information (including without limitation personal information or sensitive personal data or information as defined in the ‘Privacy Policy’ hosted on your website www.principalindia.com) provided by me/us for transacting in Principal Mutual Fund with any of its Associates/Group Companies/ Affiliates, as well as to non-affiliated third parties such as, but not limited to, attorneys, accountants, auditors and persons or entities that are assessing our compliance with industry standards. I/We hereby declare and agree that I am/we are not a “U.S. person” for U.S. federal income tax purposes and that I am/we are not acting for, or on behalf of a U.S. person and I/ We are not residents of Canada.

I/ We hereby agree to keep the information provided to AMC updated and to provide any additional information/ documentation that may be required by AMC in connection with this application. I also confirm that I have read and understood the FATCA & CRS Terms and Conditions given under Instructions and hereby accept the same.

AMC can directly credit all the dividend payouts and redemption amount to investor’s bank account, where AMC has such arrangement with the investor’s Bank.

I/We understand that the NAV applicable to the above transaction will be governed by the applicable SEBI (MF) regulations/Circulars issued by SEBI from time to time.

AMC will reject the application, reverse the units credited, restrain the investor from making any further investment in any of the Scheme/s of Principal Mutual Fund, recover / debit the investor’s folio(s) with the penal interest and take any appropriate action against the investor in case the cheque(s) / payment instrument is /are returned unpaid by the investor’s bank for any reason whatsoever.

Applicable to NRIs only: I / We confirm that I am / we are Non- Residents of Indian Nationality / Origin and I / We hereby confirm that the funds for subscription have been remitted from abroad through approved banking channels or from funds in my/our Non-Residents External / Ordinary Account /FCNR Account.

TRANSACTION CHARGES FOR APPLICATIONS THROUGH DISTRIBUTORS/AGENTS ONLY: In case the subscription amount is `10,000/- or more and the Distributor has opted to receive Transaction Charges, `100/- (for investor other than first time mutual fund investor) will be deducted from the subscription amount and paid to the Distributor. Units will be issued against the balance amount invested.

In case of redemption application submitted along with a Change of Bank Mandate (new and unregistered), the new bank account shall not be considered for payment of redemption proceeds, unless and until it is registered in the records of R&T. The redemption proceeds in such cases will be paid to the existing registered bank account.

I hereby declare that the details furnished in the while registering/ transacting are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and I undertake to inform you of any changes therein, immediately. In case any of the above information is found to be false or untrue or misleading or misrepresenting, I am aware that I may be held liable for it. I hereby declare that I am not making this application for the purpose of contravention of any Act, Rules, Regulations or any statute of legislation or any notifications/directions issued by any governmental or statutory authority from time to time. I hereby consent to receiving information from Central KYC Registry through SMS/Email on the above registered number/email address.

I/We understand that the NAV applicable to the above transaction will be governed by the applicable SEBI (MF) regulations/Circulars issued by SEBI from time to time.

FATCA & CRS Instructions & Definitions

If you have any questions about your tax residency, please contact your tax advisor. If you are a US citizen or resident or green card holder, please include United States in the foreign country information field along with your US Tax Identification Number. It is mandatory to supply a TIN or functional equivalent if the country in which you are tax resident issues such identifiers. If no TIN is yet available or has not yet been issued, please provide an explanation and attach this to the form. In case customer has the following Indicia pertaining to a foreign country and yet declares self to be non-tax resident in the respective country, customer to provide relevant Curing Documents as mentioned below:

FATCA & CRS Indicia observed (ticked) Documentation required for Cure of FATCA/ CRS indicia
U.S. place of birth

1. Self-certification that the account holder is neither a citizen of United States of America nor a resident for tax purposes;

2. Non-US passport or any non-US government issued document evidencing nationality or citizenship (refer list below); AND

3. Any one of the following documents:

  1. Certified Copy of “Certificate of Loss of Nationality
  2. or Reasonable explanation of why the customer does not have such a certificate despite renouncing US citizenship;
  3. or Reason the customer did not obtain U.S. citizenship at birth

Residence/mailing address in a country other than India

4. Self-certification that the account holder is neither a citizen of United States of America nor a tax resident of any country other than India; and

5. Documentary evidence (refer list below)

Telephone number in a country other than India

6. If no Indian telephone number is provided

7. Self-certification that the account holder is neither a citizen of United States of America nor a tax resident of any country other than India; and

8. Documentary evidence (refer list below)

9. If Indian telephone number is provided along with a foreign country telephone number

10. Self-certification that the account holder is neither a citizen of United States of America nor a tax resident for tax purposes of any country other than India; OR

11. Documentary evidence (refer list below)

List of acceptable documentary evidence needed to establish the residence(s) for tax purposes:

1.Certificate of residence issued by an authorized government body*

Valid identification issued by an authorized government body* (e.g. Passport, National Identity card, etc.)

* Government or agency thereof or a municipality of the country or territory in which the payee claims to be a resident.

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