SBI New Passbook Request Letter in English

SBI account holders can enter their bank passbook by visiting their SBI branch. Some branches of SBI will have pre described forms to issue new bank passbook and some branches will ask you to write a request letter to issue a new passbook. 

If your branch is asking you to submit a request letter then you can use the below letter format. You can use these letter formats not only for SBI, you can use them for other banks as well. (Just change the name of the bank and address of the bank)

SBI New Passbook Request Letter (When Your Passbook was Lost)

To

The Manager,

State Bank of India,

Rushikonda Branch,

Visakhapatnam.

Sub: Request for new bank passbook.

Respected Sir/Madam,

I Challa Raghuram, account holder of your bank with savings bank a/c no. 234XXXX123. Recently I have lost my bank passbook and was not able to find it. 

Here I am requesting you to please issue me a new bank passbook, which should be a great help to me.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,

Ch Raghuram.

SBI New Passbook Request Letter (When Passbook was Completed)

To 

The Manager, 

State Bank of India.

Rushikonda Branch,

Visakhapatnam.

Sub: Request for new bank passbook.

Respected sir/madam,

I Padala Deepika,  have been a customer of your bank for the last 2 years with savings bank a/c number 23467XXX345.

Here my writing this letter to apply for a new bank passbook hence my present passbook was completed and there is no space for updation of new transactions.

So kindly issue me a new bank passbook.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,

Padala Deepika.

SBI Request Letter to New passbook (After Opening Account)

To

The manager,

State bank of India,

BHPV Branch.

Visakhapatnam.

Sub: Request for new passbook.

Dear Sir/Madam,

I Venkata Krishna Konuru,  have recently opened a savings bank account in your bank with a/c no 3245XXXX897. But till now I don’t have any bank passbook.

So here I am requesting you to kindly issue me a bank passbook, please do the needful.

Thanking you.

Sincerely,

Venkata Krishna K.

SBI Request Letter to new Passbook for Salary Account

To

The Branch Manager,

State Bank of India.

Gajuwaka Branch,

Visakhapatnam.

Sub: Request letter for new bank passbook.

I Girish Tangudu, working at ABC Pvt Ltd, has a salary account in your bank with a/c no 345XXX234. Hence my account was opened by my employer. I didn’t get any passbook.

So here I am requesting you to kindly provide my bank passbook.

Thanking you.

Girish Tangudu.

FAQs

How do I write an application for new passbook

Address the request letter to your bank’s branch manager, write your name, a/c number and request the bank to issue a passbook.

How can I get new passbook from SBI (State Bank of India)

You need to visit your SBI branch where you have an account and request the bank staff to issue a bank passbook for your account. 

You should carry a passport size photo of you to the bank and bank staff will affix that photo on the bank passbook and they will authorize it with the bank stamp.

How much time will it take to get the new bank passbook.

If the bank doesn’t have any crowd, then you will get your new bank passbook immediately after your request. If your SBI branch is crowded, then they will ask you to visit on the next day to collect your passbook.

Why I need bank passbook

Bank passbook acts as a proof of address and also proof of your bank details. Whenever somebody asks you to submit your bank details then you can just submit the copy of your bank passbook which consists of all your bank details like your name, a/c number & IFSC code etc.

What is the minimum balance in SBI

In metro cities 3000 Rs, in semi urban cities 2000 Rs and in rural areas 1000 Rs minimum balance should be maintained in your SBI account.

Should I need to update my bank passbook in SBI every time I make a transaction

Not required. You can update your bank passbook whenever you need a statement.

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