Bank Accounts can be opened through both online and offline mode. But in online method, it is very easy, comfortable and time saver. State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a new online facility for its customer for opening a saving bank account.
Interested Persons who are Indian Resident may open an account online with any branch of State Bank of India. Joint Accounts can be also opened online for maximum three persons.
For opening saving bank account through online system at SBI, one should take following steps:
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Open Online Saving Bank Account in SBI
1. Go through the online Account opening page at the official website of SBI through the link provided below
2. Click on the Apply now button followed by Start Now option, A page of Application form will be displays like this:
3. There are two sections in this application form – customer information and account information section. Fill all the relevant mandatory details with PAN and nomination in the application form and hit on ‘Proceed’ button.
Customer should read all the terms and conditions for opening an account which is written in an application form.
After filling all the required details, print this form. A Temporary Customer Reference Number (TCRN) will be made by the system which will be mentioned on the printed copy of the application. For your kind information, I would like to note down about TCRN.
What is TCRN?
When you apply online to open an account, System (Computer) generates a number and send to you on the mobile number you have written on the Application form for confirmation purpose. This number is TCRN (Temporary Customer Reference Number). When you proceed further, you need to fill up the number to prove your identity. You should note by the customer for further use. An SMS regarding TCRN will be also sent to customer’s mobile number.
Enclose two recent passport size color photographs and documents related to proof of address and identity as mentioned in an application form with this printed copy of an application and submit it at relevant branch of State Bank of India.
After submission of online application you must visit your relevant branch with all documents within maximum thirty days otherwise your information will be deleted from data of bank, and you will have to again fill the online application form for opening an account.