KYC – Address Proof DOCUMENTS for SBI Bank Account


You might be planning to Open a New Bank Account in State Bank of India. However, you may still be doubtful about what documents are accepted as an Address Proof. You don’t need to worry now as you have landed on the right page. Here in this Article we have mentioned all the documents which are enough for your Address Proof in State Bank of India.


Before Proceeding, I want to make it clear that the documents mentioned here can only be used for SBI Bank Account. Some of the below mentioned documents may or may not be accepted as an Address Proof Document.

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  • Passport

  • Voter’s Identity Card

  • Driving Licence

  • Aadhaar Letter/Card

  • NREGA Card

  • PAN Card

Any one document towards proof of identity and proof of address (either permanent or current )

If minor is less than 10 years of age, ID proof of the person who will operate the account to be submitted.


In cases where minor can operate the account independently, KYC procedure for identification/address verification as in the case of any other individuals would apply.

Passport and Residence Visa Copies, duly attested by

  • Foreign offices

  • Notary Public

  • Indian Embassy

  • officers of correspondent banks whose signatures are verifiable through an authorized(A/B category Forex handling branch) branch of the Bank

(small account’ means a savings account in a banking company where

  • the aggregate of all credits in a financial year does not exceed rupees one lakh;

  • the aggregate of all withdrawals and transfers in a month does not exceed rupees ten thousand; and

  • the balance at any point of time does not exceed rupees fifty thousand)

Submission of self-attested photograph and affixation of signature or thump impression before the officer of the Bank who is authorized to approve opening of accounts who will certify under his signature that the person opening the account has affixed his signature or thumb impression, as the case may be, in his presence.

(small account shall remain operational initially for a period of twelve months, and thereafter for a further period of twelve months if the holder of such an account provides evidence before the Bank of having applied for any of the officially valid documents within twelve months of the opening of the said account, with the entire relaxation provisions to be reviewed in respect of the said account after twenty four months)

A small account can also be opened with any one of the following documents which are deemed as ‘Officially Valid Documents’

  • identity card with applicant’s photograph issued by Central/State Government Departments, Statutory/Regulatory Authorities, Public Sector Undertakings, Scheduled Commercial Banks, and Public Financial Institutions;

  • letter issued by a gazetted officer, with a duly attested photograph of the person

Address Proof Documents for SBI Bank Account

  1. Aadhaar Card
  2. Passport
  3. Voter ID Card
  4. Ration Card
  5. Registered Lease Agreement or Sale Agreement of a Property
  6. Driving License
  7. Flat Maintenance Bill
  8. Insurance Copy
  9. Telephone/Electricity/Gas Bill (Not more than 3 Months Old)
  10. Bank Account Statement/Passbook (Not more than 3 Months Old)
  11. A Self Declaration by Judges of High Court/Supreme Court mentioning the new Address of the Applicant
  12. Proof of Address issued by any one of the following : Bank Managers or Commercial Banks/Co-Operative Banks/ Multi-National Banks/Gazetted Officer/Notary Public/ Document issued by Any Govt. Authority
  13. Identity Cards or Documents issued by any one of the Following : Statutory of Central/State Government and its employees, PSU, Sceduled Commercial banks, Public Financial Institutions, Colleges affiliated to ICWAI, ICSI, Bar Council etc. and their members.
  14. The Proof of Address in the Name of Spouse May be Accepted. (For Example : – If your Wife’s/Husband’s Passport, Voter ID , Aaadhaar Card has your name mentioned in it, then you can use it as an Address Proof Document.)

Hope you know about all the address proof documents for SBI Bank Account now. If you still have any queries or feedback, you may leave your comments below.


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