Who Can Join NPS - National Pension Scheme (NPS) - Open NPS Account Online - HDFC Pension
A citizen of India, whether resident or non-resident can join NPS, subject to the following conditions:
  1. Diversify the portfolio across a range of different return seeking assets.
  2. Subscriber should comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) norms as detailed in the Subscriber Registration Form.
The following applicants cannot join NPS:
  1. OCI and POI in the category of people who cannot open NPS account
  2. Un-discharged insolvent
  3. Individuals of unsound mind
  4. Pre-existing account holders under NPS