How to Purchase - Mutual Funds

How can you purchase shares of  Van Eck Mutual Funds?  

You may purchase shares indirectly through a broker/agent or directly through the Funds’ transfer agent, DST. The prospectus includes more detailed information regarding how to buy, sell, exchange or transfer shares, including how to reduce sales charges and how to choose a class of shares, plus various services for your convenience. Please read the appropriate prospectus carefully before investing.




How can you use a Van Eck Mutual Fund as part of your investment program?

Van Eck mutual funds should be used as part of an overall investment program. Typically, our funds are designed as diversification vehicles. They are designed for investors seeking innovative choices for portfolio diversification and are often categorized in asset classes having returns with low correlations to those of more traditional U.S. equity and fixed income investments. For more information about investing in Van Eck mutual funds or in specialized asset classes, please speak with your investment advisor.




How can you find price information about Van Eck Mutual Fund shares?

Prices are reported daily on this website, and show the most recent business day's closing NAV (Net Asset Value) for all Van Eck mutual funds. The Funds’ NAVs are also available by calling our automated service number at 800.826.5444 and are generally available after 6:00 pm ET. In addition, the Funds’ NAVs are available for the preceding business day on many data providers, such as Bloomberg.



Account Applications 


Van Eck Mutual Funds Account Application Form 

Traditional/Roth/SEP IRA Application and Information Kit 


Optional Account Forms 


Automatic Investment Plan Form 

Automatic Exchange Plan Form 

Automatic Withdrawal Plan Form 

Cost Basis Election Form 

Change of Broker/Dealer Form 

DivMove Form 

Expedited Redemption Proceeds by Wire Form 

Transfer of Account Ownership Form 



Important Disclosure


Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information.  Please read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing.   

Van Eck Securities Corporation, Distribution
666 Third Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017