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How to Close Bank Account in Canara Bank?

Bank accounts are the place where we keep our money earned, we all have one or more accounts in one or more banks operating in India. I think you have an account with Canara Bank, I mean you have opened an account in Canara bank and now you are searching on the internet for an article which will help you to close a bank account in Canara Bank. If you are searching for such an article online then let me tell you that you have been landed on the right website here.

Because in this article of mine I will be telling you the complete procedure which you need to follow to close your bank account which you hold in Canara Bank. This bank is one of the most trusted banks in India, many people across our country hold an account in this bank. But yes there may be many reasons with you because of which you want close your account. If you wish to share the reason why you are closing your account then you can do that by commenting below. We have a comment form just below this article using which you can reach me.

How to Close Bank Account in Canara Bank?

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So now let us get started with this article and check out the procedure which you need to follow to close a bank account in Canara bank.

  • The first thing you will have to do is collecting the bank account closure form which you will get from any of the Canara Bank branches across the country.
  • Once you get the form, you have to fill it with all the details which are asked to you in the form. You will be asked to enter details like your name, your account number and various other details.
  • After filling the form make your signature in the space provided on the form for signature.
  • Now you have to visit your home branch where you had opened your bank account and managed it till now.
  • Submit the duly filled account closure form to the bank officials and tell them that you want to close your bank account.
  • They may ask for your address proof and identity proof documents for verification purpose so make sure you carry them with you.
  • Because you are closing your account, you have to submit all the things that you had received from the bank. You have to return your Bank Passbook, ATM Card or credit card and cheque book to the bank officials.
  • You are almost done with your task to close bank account in Canara Bank, now you have to choose the way by which you want to receive the money which is there in your bank account. You can receive that via cash, demand draft, cheque etc. Choose any of the ways by which you would like to receive your account balance.

And you are done with it, this was how you can close the bank account, I hope you got all the steps which are to be followed to close it. If you have any kind of questions in your mind then you can leave your questions in the form of a comment below.

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    • Hi Sudhir,
      You can download the bank account closure form online from the official website of the Canara Bank. And you can even get the closure form from your home branch.

    • Hi Bavesh,
      I can’t close your bank account from here but you can close it by following the procedure that is mentioned in this article above.

    • Hi Pratik,
      We can’t close your bank account remotely from here but you can do that by following the steps which are mentioned in the guide above.

  • I am in Chennai and my bank account is in Bangalore what is the procedure to close my bank account by from Chennai without visiting Bangalore.

    • Hi Ankit,
      There is no method by which you can close your bank account without visiting your home branch which is in Bangalore. But I recommend you to contact customer care of the bank and ask them for an alternate method to close it.

  • I want to close my salary bank account but I don’t have the bank passbook. I have lost my bank passbook somewhere.

    Can I close my account without submitting my passbook?

    Please reply faster.

    • Hi Akul Mehata,
      You have to submit your bank passbook while closing your account but I think you should contact your home branch for a solution.

    • Hi Om Prakash,
      You can get the bank account closure form online on their website and also from your home branch.

  • I can’t visit my home branch. Currently I am in other city please guide me how I can close my account in Canara Bank.

    Is there any way to close my account without visiting my home branch? I want to close this account because I no more use this.

    • Hi Anjali,
      There is no other way to close your bank account without visiting your home branch but you can contact bank’s customer care for alternate method to close it.

  • I want to close my bank account which I have in your bank account because I don’t receive OTP or any kind of messages when any transaction takes place in my bank account.

    This is so unsafe!

    So I think it is better to close my account and open account in other bank.

    Your bank is the worst bank I have ever come across..

    • Hi Asif,
      If you are not receiving from the bank then make sure you have registered your mobile number with the bank account. If you have not registered then get it registered and you will receive transaction notifications from the bank.

      You can fix this issue very easily.

    • Hi Anurag Parihar,
      This can be completed within 30 minutes. The time required depends on how fast the bank officials at your home branch work. But in most of the cases, the account is closed instantly and the money in the bank account will be given to you.

  • I was opened an account with canara bank at my school days with minor account… After that i didn’t used it for 5 years…
    I don’t know about that what happened to my account…
    Now will i have to close means is it any procedures, fees for it…!!??