You need your bank account statement for various purposes like audit, income tax, loans, to study abroad etc. Nowadays you can download your bank statement from your internet banking portal or every month banks will send you the statement to your registered email id.
But if you don’t have any internet banking facility, then you can get your latest bank account statement by writing a formal request letter to your bank.
Here you can find some sample request letter formats to get your bank account statement from your bank in Word Format.
Tips to Write Good Request Letter for Bank Account Statement
- Address the request letter to the bank manager.
- Mention the period from which date to which date you need your bank statement copies.
- Write your name and a/c number clearly.
- Mention the purpose for which you need your account statement.
- Attach any of your identity proof copies like your Aadhar card or PAN card etc… with your request letter. ( It is not mandatory, some banks ask and some banks don’t ask)
- Keep the request letter as simple as possible.
Sample Request Letters for Bank Account Information
Format 1 ( Statement request for audit purpose)
Sub: Statement request from 06/08/20 to 20/02/2021.
I, Padala Suresh, savings bank account holder of your bank for the last 2 years with A/C no 321456XXXX.
Here I am requesting you to kindly provide my account statement for the period from 06/08/20 to 20/02/2021, which I need for my audit purpose.
Please do the needful.
Format 2 ( Statement request to file income tax returns)
Address of the bank.
Sub: Request for Account statement to file income tax returns.
I am writing this letter regarding my account statement for the period from 10 Oct 2020 to 25 Feb 2021 to file my income tax returns for the financial year 2020-21.
Here is my bank account details:
Name: Eswar Kumar Konuru.
A/C no: 21564XXXX
So kindly issue my bank statement for the above mentioned period and I shall be grateful to you.
Thanking you in advance.
(Request for bank statement to study in abroad and scholarships)
Sub: Request for last 6 months account statement.
I, Sunitha Kumari, have a savings bank account in your bank with A/C no 9123456XXX.
I have been recently got an opportunity to study in USA, in ________ institute, where they provide scholarship facilities to the students.
For that I need to submit my recent 6 months bank statement,
so kindly issue my bank statement physical copy or send it to my email id firstname.lastname@example.org.
I will be grateful to you.
Format 4 (For Loan purpose)
The Bank manager,
Sub: Request for account statement.
I, Raghuram Chappa (A/C no 9561234XXX) have been maintaining a savings account in your bank for the last 1 year.
Recently I have applied for a home loan and for that I need to submit my last 6 months account statement.
So please issue my latest last 6 months account statement.
Thanking you in advance.
Format 5 (Email For bank statement)
Sub: Account statement request for last 6 months. Ref A/C no 456789XXX
I am Gayathri Gurajada, savings bank account holder of your bank with A/C no 456789XXX.
Here I am requesting kindly provide my last 6 months account statement, which I need for the audit purpose.
I am facing some problems with my internet banking so I wasn’t able to download my statement online, so please send my latest 6 months account statement to this email id.
Can I request bank statement through email
Yes, you can do that. But it is better to send the email from your registered email id which is linked to your bank account.
How much time will it take to get a bank statement.
If you submit the request letter to the bank directly then you can get your bank statement on the same day.
Most banks will provide your statement immediately; some banks may take some time if they have more customers rush on that day.
What is bank account statement
Bank statement is a document which consists of all your transaction details made by that bank account number. You can get this statement for your selected time period either online or offline.
Why do I need my bank statement?
You need your bank statement for various purposes like audit , to file IT returns, for study purposes etc.
How do I get PDF of my bank statement
You can download the PDF format of your bank statement from your internet banking portal, for that you need to login in your bank’s internet banking portal with your user id and password.
What is bank statement password
When banks send your statement to your email then you need to enter the bank statement password. Which should be your PAN or the combination of your name & DOB.
The details will be mentioned in the email which you receive along with your statement.