How to Change Name in SBI Account?

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SBI is one of the biggest and most trusted banks operating in India. I think you already own a account there and you have changed your name. Now you want your new name to be updated in your SBI account details. If not this then I think there are some mistakes in your name which you have given to your Bank. If yes and you are searching for an article online in which you will get details about this case. I mean information and procedure to change name in SBI account, then you have been landed on the right website. Because in this guide on Online Indians I will be telling you how you can change name in SBI.

How to Change Name in SBI Account?

Change Name in SBI Account

So let us get started with this article and read the procedure which you need to follow in order to change name in SBI account. I have mentioned all the steps below, after reading this if you have any kind of doubts regarding this one then you can leave your comment below.

You can change your name in SBI records but, bank needs proper proof documents to do so. You need to submit all the photo copies of required documents to the bank. I have listed out the ones which you can submit.

Once you have the documents which I have mentioned above you need to write a letter to your branch manager requesting to change name in SBI account. I have given a sample copy of the letter which you need to write to your branch manager, you can use the copy which is given below.


Branch Manager,


Camp Belgaum, Karnataka

Subject: Request to change Name in Bank account.

Respected Sir,

I Mr. Subhash Sharma, I have changed my name from Sumit Sharma and I request you to change my name in my bank account records too. I have made Affidavit of my name change, Newspaper Publication and Gazette Notification regarding my name change. I have attached all the required documents with this letter.

My Account Number is XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

Documents Attached:

  1. PAN card.
  2. Aadhaar Card.
  3. Driving License.
  4. Voter Identity Card.
  5. Copy of Affidavit.
  6. Copy of Newspaper Publication.
  7. Copy of Gazette Notification.


Subhash Sharma

After writing this letter you need to take the photocopies of the documents which you are going to attach with your request letter. Make sure you make your signature on the photocopies, without your signature on them they are not valid.

Finally visit SBI home branch where you own and maintain your bank account and submit your letter with all the required documents to your branch manager. While submitting your letter make sure you copy original copies of your documents, your branch manager may ask them for verification purpose.

Final words.

So this was how you can change name in SBI account. I hope you are clear with all the steps which I have mentioned below. If you have any kind of doubts you can leave your comment below.


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  • Hi i want to remove my surname which is add in my bank account..i have proof i have passport and aadhaar card with valid name. My name is same only i want to remove surname because my passport is only my name not surname. Now I need bank statement for visa. what i do.

    • Hi Madhvi, you can remove your surname from your State Bank of India for that you have to write an application addressing branch manager about your name change. And attach photocopies of your Aadhaar card and Passport for the proof documents along with your signature on them.

      You can easily change your name in SBI account.

      • i m also having same problem i also want to remove my surname from my account for this which document required??

    • Hi i would like to remove md from my passbook. my a/c name is md kauchar ahmed choudhury . whereas my HSLC Certificate Contains Only Kauchar Ahmed Choudhury. So I Need To Printed My Name As Per My HSLC Certificate. What Is The Procedure.

  • Hi, I would like to change my name in SBI as per my passport.
    My a/c contains only my name “Haresh” whereas my passport contains “Hareshkumar”
    So do I need to submit any affidavit?
    I just want my name as per my passport
    Let me know what should I do?


  • Hello, my name in my account is “Shankar Rengarajan Sharma”. I want ot change it to “Shankar Rangarajan”.
    I have the name updated in :-
    PAN Card
    Passport and
    Aadhar Card

    I have also got the online gazette certificate with the updated name. If i submit the all these documents with proof will it be enough ?

    • Yes Shankar, if you submit these documents which you have mentioned above they are enough to change your name in State Bank of India account.

  • Hi I want to change spelling in my name Dakshayani.M. to Draksyani.M. in my all marks card name is Draksyani.m. I want further bank transaction in this name. What I do. Lease reply.

    • Hi Drakshyani, if you want to change your name or spelling you have to follow the procedure which is mentioned in this guide above. For more details you can visit your State Bank of India home branch, they will help you with this issue.

  • I want to change my name in SBI account.
    I have Updated Voter ID and also marriage certificate.
    Can I update my name in account?

    • Hi Nikita, yes you can update your details by providing the bank with the photocopies of your updated documents.

  • I have given the correct proofs and IDs when i created my account 6 months back. However, after i logged into the netbanking i noticed that there is a spelling mistake in my name, which i think could affect in future. Please let me know the procedures to correct this.

    • Hi Elavarsi M, if your name is misspelled in your account details then you can get it corrected by submitting the proof documents with you correct name.

  • Hi sir mai english nahi janta hu mujhe SBI me se name or date of birth change karwana h uske liye kya karna hoga sir plz help me plz sir hindi me reply dijiyega

    • Hi Afroz,
      Apko ek letter likna hoga branch manager ko. Usme apko likna hoga ki mere nam aur date of birth wrong register huva hai isko please update kare.

      Us letter ke sath apko apne Aadhaar card ya PAN Card ka photocopy bhi lagana padega.

      Us photocopy par apna signature bhi karna hoga apko.

      Ap us letter ko branch manager ko dene ke badd apka nam and date of birth update ho jayega.

      इसके लिए आपको शाखा प्रबंधक को एक आवेदन लिखना है।

      लिखें कि आपका नाम और जन्म की तारीख गलत है।

      उस के साथ अपने आधार कार्ड और पैन कार्ड देते हैं।

      • Shukriya sir name or DOB SBI me change karne me help karne ke liye Sir ek jankari aur chahiye kya hum SBI account se Dusre bank me money transfer kar sakte hai bina net banking ke aur agar aisa kar sakte hai to kaise? Plz reply sir

      • Dear sir,. My name in all documents is vittan devi but in SBI saving account name is Bittan devi. What should I do for correct name .
        Please reply needful.

      • Hiii sir I m kundan kumar but my certificate name contains only kundan and my passbook contains kundan kumar can there be any procedure to contains both name kundan and kundan kumar on my sbi account

        • Hi Kundan if you have a certificate that states your name is only KUNDAN then you can use that certificate to change your name in the bank account.

          Do one thing take that certificate that shows your name is only KUNDAN and not KUNDAN KUMAR and show that to bank officials. They will figure out the things and tell you what exactly you have to do to get the work done.

  • Hi i want to change my middle name and surname after my marriage.
    Can i do it with the help of marriage certificate or do i need other documents

  • Hi
    I’m sreenivas need to claim my PF amount problem here is as I’m out of country for a long term and left the organization , my name in PF account spells my full name whereas in sbi salary account my name with initial is mentioned with wrong spell like srinivas can I apply for changes online or any other way.

  • In my service document and 10th marksheet my name is Bhanu Parkash Pandey but my name in bank account is Bhanu Prakash Pandey my account number is 30240665504 sbi cantt allahabad up. Please direct me for necessary action. I wish to keep Bhanu Parkash Pandey in my account also

  • My daughter removed her middle name and changed her surname after marriage. Her Adhaar and new passport shows the new name. As required by passport authorities she hadadvertised in the newspapers and submitted an affidavit. Is it enough for getting the name changed in the SBI account. She is yet to change the name in her PAN card.

  • नमस्कार सर
    मेरा अकाउंट sbi में है और उसमे बेंक की गलती से मेरा सरनेम बदल गया है। जिसको सही कराने के लिए मुझे क्या करना होगा। कृपया मार्गदर्शन करें।

  • Hi, I have an saving account on the name of Sheela Vishwakarma. I want to change my surname to ‘Sharma’. I have proof as my voter id, with my valid name. My name is same but i want to change my surname only. Please Help Me….

  • Sir
    Mera sbi account me name-RAJESH HAI

  • I had opened sbi savings account in the name of my daughter since she was minor i became natural guardian of the account holder.she became major and shifted to other city she does not continue her account and the account is not operated since last year.I want to continue the sb account but with my name.Can sbi change the name,if so documents are required to be submitted to the sbi br manager for change of name.

  • Hello myself manjit there is some mistake in my name spelling I SBI so can I adit and froof to be submitted in bank

  • Hi sir, i want to remove my surname. Whether adhar card is enough to remove the surname or any proofs are required

  • SIR,

  • What should be done in order to add middle name in the saving account of sbi.will it be OK by submitting the documents which have first,middle and last name or need to provide affidavit,newspaper publication and pan or passport.

    • Hi Bim Chetri,
      Yes, you can add your middle name in the bank account by submitting the documents in which your middle name is mentioned.

      • Dear sir, Thank you for your previous information.i would like to know in my bank account middle name is missing and they have even blocked my atm debit card and they are asking for documents and in that document my middle name is there and when I send my bro to do that they didn’t accept and I can’t visit the bank because m out of the country.i am really worried what need to be done for this matter please help me.

  • Hello,
    My name is Trupti Joshi, i wants change my name at sbi saving account. I have valid proof of changed name that is aadhar card, pan card.Than how can i do this?

  • Hi Sir , In my sbi bank Accnt. there is minor mistake in my name” RAM KISHANRO NATKAR” but my actual name is “RAMRAO KISHANRAO NATKAR”, it is on all the documents (PAN,ADHAR,ELECTIION CARD ETC), . I am living far from my branch so,can I change my name bysending mail with all scan copies of my documents to branch Manager.
    Please reply Sir…..

  • Hi,my name in all documents is PABISH DUGI but in SBI saving account my name is PAVISH DUGI.I want to correct the name.plz help me… what should I do

  • Hi my name is Krishn Mohan Kumar in all board certificates but in a/c it is KRISHNA so on the basis of board certificates my name correction will be done. or …?

  • Hi admin, thank u for ur article. I want to change my name according to my aadhaar and pancard. Is it still required to provide affidavit, newspaper ad, gazitte notification….. or is it ok if i provide aadhar and pan. Kindly let me know….. thank u

  • Hello,

    My name is Krati Agrawal but the name which is updated in my bank account is Kirti Agarval. I have all the documents (i.e., Aadhar card, PAN card, Passport with the name Krati Agrawal), Name Change Affidavit. But I don’t get what exactly these documents are –
    1. Copies of Newspaper Publications.
    2. Change of Name change Gazette Notification.

    Please explain what these documents are and how I’ll get ?

  • Sir,I want to change my name in bank it is enough to change it in online net banking??

  • Sir,
    I wanted to get my name changed in my SBI account. I went to the concerned branch with Aadhar Card, Election card and the gazette. But the manager told me, “if you want to change your name, you havr to close this account and open a new account with new name. Modifications in name is not allowed.” Sir , now what to do? Please help me , guide me.

  • Hi Sir.Thanks for the information provided in your website.I have the following query.

    Actually My name is -Asutosh Satpathy in all my proofs.I have submitted PAN card also in the bank.Bank has mentioned my Name-ASUTOSH SATAPATHY.I have online login to my account also.

    So ,can I make request for correction online or I have to go the branch?

  • Dear sir,

    All the mentioned proofs are required to submit or any one of them is submit as a proof.
    Request to clarify.

  • Hi

    We want to change current account name. Earlier it was a partnership firm but now it is converted in to LLP. What is the procedure for above change in name. What are the required proof’s.

    Kindly help.

  • Sir I want to change my Fathers surname in my SBI bank account
    Can I ?
    and which document required, plz help

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