Application for Signature Change in the Bank in English

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If your signature has changed over a period of time (or) if you forgot your old signature (or) to update your new signature, you need to submit a request letter (or) signature change application form to the bank.

Every bank has its own signature change application format, you will get either online or from your bank’s branch. But sometimes along with that, you need to write a separate request letter for signature change.

Here are the sample application formats for signature changes in bank accounts, use them as per your requirement.

Application for Signature Change in Bank (When You Forgot Your Old Signature)

To
The Bank Manager,
Name of the Bank,
Bank Address.

Sub: Request for signature change.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, [your name] account holder of your bank ****with savings bank a/c no. [XXXXXXXXX] requesting you to change my signature in my bank account because I have forgotten my old signature.

Here is my new signature: ……………………..

Kindly find enclosed copies of my Aadhar and PAN cards for your verification.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,
Your name,
Signature.
Mobile No.

Application for signature change in bank account

Application to Change/Update New Signature in Bank

To
The Bank Manager,
Bank Name,
Bank Address.

SUb: Signature change application.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I, [your name] have a savings account in your bank with a/c no. [XXXXXXXXX]. My signature style has been changed recently therefore want to change it in my bank account.

here are my old and new signature formats:

Old Signature: …………………………….

New Signature: …………………………….

Please find enclosed copies of my KYC such as Aadhar and PAN and update my new signature in the bank records.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,
Your name,
Signature.
Mobile no.


Signature Change Application for Joint Accounts

To
The Bank Manager,
Bank Name,
Bank Address.

Sub: Application for signature change.

Dear Sir/Madam,

We, [joint account holder 1] and [joint account holder 2] hold a joint account in [bank name] with saving a/c number [XXXXXXXXX] requesting you change our signatures.

Our signatures have been changed after a period of time, so we want to update them with the latest signatures.

Therefore kindly change our signatures, also find enclosed copies of KYC documents.

Joint account holder 1: old signature: ……………………. new signature: ………………………

Joint account holder 2: old signature: ……………………. new signature: ……………………….

thanking you.

Sincerely,
Account holder names,
Signatures.


Reasons for signature change in Bank

  1. Signature style changes after a period of time
  2. Forgot old signature
  3. Trouble in signing
  4. Due to marriage
  5. Due to old age

FAQs

Can I change my signature in my bank account online?

No, you cannot change your signature online. You have to visit your bank’s branch for correction or updation of new signature.

How much time will it take to update my new signature in the bank?

It will take 2-3 days from the date of submitting an application to the bank.

How do I know that my signature is changed or not in my bank account?

You will receive an SMS or email from the bank.

Can I have different signatures in different banks?

Having different signatures is not a good idea. So better have the same signature in every bank account.

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