SBI bank holders can transfer their bank account to another branch of SBI online, but if you don’t know the online process then you can request your branch to transfer your account to another branch. For that, you need to write a request letter to your SBI bank branch manager
Here you can find some sample bank account transfer request letter formats which you can use to request transfer of your account.
SBI Bank Account Transfer Request Letter Formats in English
State Bank of India,
Andhra Pradesh – 530045.
Sub: Request to transfer bank account to SBI Rushikonda Branch
I, Kosani Naveen Kumar, savings bank account holder of your bank with a/c no 32167XXX456.
Here I would like to request you to transfer my bank account to my nearest branch of SBI i.e SBI Rushikonda branch.
So kindly transfer my account to SBI Rushikonda branch from SBI Madhurawada branch.
Kosani Naveen Kumar.
State Bank of India,
Sub: Account transfer request letter to SBI Yendada branch.
I, Konuru Sirish, account holder of your bank with savings bank a/c no 2345XXXX67. With due respect I would like to request you to transfer my savings bank account to SBI Yendada branch from SBI BHPV branch.
Recently we moved to Yendada, and it will be more convenient to me if my account transfers to the Yendada branch.
So please transfer my bank account to SBI Yendada branch.
How to Write SBI Bank Account Transfer Request Letter
- Decide to which branch you want to transfer your account depending on your convenience.
- Now you have two options, you can apply for transfer of branch either online or offline. For offline process you have to write a request letter to the bank.
- Address the request letter to the bank manager.
- Write your name, and bank account number on the request letter.
- Write the branch to which you want to transfer your bank account.
- If possible mention the reason for transferring your account.
- Keep transfer request letter as simple as possible.
(You can do the same process in SBI Yono mobile app also)
How to Transfer My SBI Account in SBI Internet Banking Portal
Step 1: Login in your SBI internet bank dashboard with your user id and password.
Step 2: Now go to e Services in the menu bar.
Step 3: click on transfer of savings account.
Step 4: Now click on the branch name and select the branch to which you want to transfer your account. After selecting the branch the branch code and name will be automatically shown.
Step 5: Tick the terms and conditions box and click on submit.
Step 6: Now click on confirm, and an OTP will be sent to you registered mobile number.
Step 7: Now enter that OTP and submit your request. (Within 7 days your account will be transferred to new branch)
How many days it will take to transfer SBI account to another branch
7days. Your SBI bank account will be transferred to another branch within 7 days from the date of requesting branch transfer.
How do I know whether my SBI bank account transferred or not
You can see the branch name of your bank immediately after login in your SBI internet banking portal under account details.
If you don’t have internet banking then you have to visit your new branch to get an updated bank passbook.
What details will change if I transfer my SBI account to another branch.
Only IFSC code will change. Remaining details like your bank account number and CIF number.
Can I have 2 SBI accounts in 2 different branches
Yes, you can have multiple SBI accounts, but all those account numbers must be under one CIF number ( Customer Information File).
What to do after transfer of my SBI account
Apply for a new bank passbook in your new SBI branch and update your new IFSC code in all transactions wherever it is required.
( Note: If anyone wants to transfer money to you and if you give your old branch IFSC code then the transaction will fail, you have to give your new branch IFSC code.)
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