How to Close Bank Account in SBI?

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Close Bank Account in SBI: This one is considered as one of the best bank operating in India. In case you don’t want to use your account any more because of any reason, there are number of reasons why you want to close the account you can do that. And if you are planning to close your account because it has turned dormant overtime as you have not used it from long time then I have other way for you. I have published a guide which will tell you how to reactivate Dormant account in SBI. But if you have made up your decision to close it they this guide will help you to do so.

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How to Close Bank Account in SBI?

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So now let us get started with this guide and check out the procedure which you need to follow to close account in SBI. I have listed down all the steps below in brief.

  • Collecting and filling up Account Closure from.
  • Returning your Passbook, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cheque book.
  • Submitting address proof and identity proof documents to the bank.

Procedure to close bank account in SBI:

  • The first thing you need to do is visiting your branch and ask for an account closure form which is available to you from any of the branch.
  • Fill that form with all the details which is asked to you in the form, and recheck the for to make sure you have filled everything correctly.
  • You will be asked to fill in various details like Account Number, your name, registered mobile number and mainly your signature.
  • You have to choose a method by which you are willing to receive the balance amount which is remaining in your account. The methods which are basically available are Cash, Cheque, Demand Draft and Balance transfer to other account.
  • Now you have completed your task to fill the form with all the details which is asked in the form and have chosen the method to receive you balance amount as well.
  • You have to submit few of the document to the officials and they are Address Proof and Identity proof documents.
  • If you want to know about the documents required by SBI you can refer this linked article. In this liked article you will find all the address proof and identity proof documents which are accepted by them.
  • Take the photocopies of the documents which you want to submit and make your signature on them to make them self attested. Because without your signature on them, those photocopies are not considered as valid ones.
  • Submit account closure form along with your documents to the branch manager and you are done with it, you have successfully closed your account. You will receive the balance which is remaining in your account.

Final Words.

So this was all about how you can close bank account in SBI, I hope you are clear with all the steps which I have mentioned in this guide. If you have any kind of doubts you can comment below, I will respond to your comment as quick as possible.


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  • Sbi Khopoli Branch is not transfer my account in my home branch wardha city I already given transfer application with legal document sent Khopoli Branch on10 Feb,2017. But sbi branch Khopoli didn’t response me I am company employee company opened my salary account since 2008 after in company relocated me wardha since 20April2008 so I can not reach at Khopoli Branch therefore I decided to close my account my A/C no,30327017159

  • Do one need to go to his home branch to close the SBI account or can it be closed by submitting documents in any branch of SBI ?

  • Hi, Thanks for detailed information… Do we need to visit home branch to close our SBI savings act.. Or shall we visit any nearest branch to done the procedure.

  • Sir,
    When i’m working, i had account in cuddapah SBI branch. But now i’m in Vijayawada as my home town. i’m not using or doing any transaction in SBI. So i want to close it. Without going to Cuddapah is it possible to close account in vijayawada SBI branch or by post, please replay..
    thanking you.

  • Sir please closed my savings account number 33803461716 because ihave alredy onether account in another branche.

  • Sbi is very chitter bank ,account closing time charge 575 rs cut.for account close process

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