We the customer or the account holders have to give so much information about us to the bank. And DOB or the date of birth is one among them. The chances that this information is taken wrong by the bank or mentioned incorrectly in the account are rare. But if this has happened to you. Then there is no need to worry as there is a way to get this fixed. In this guide, I will tell you how you can update or change DOB in Bank of India account.
When the DOB can be taken wrong by the bank, the major circumstance is when your proof document has it wrong. For example, if you are using your Aadhaar card as the identity proof document. And it has the wrong date mentioned on it. Then the bank will take the same date. This is how things can go wrong concerning this information. Only sometimes there can be a human error.
Here you should know one thing and that is DOB is very crucial information. So the bank will require you to show the proof document before it can be updated or changed. So before you start the process make sure you have the document ready with you. It can be any identity proof document that has your correct DOB. And is issued by an organization with the right authority. (State or Central Government)
The Process of Changing Date of Birth in Bank of India Account
There is no way you can update this information online with the help of internet banking or mobile banking. You will have to follow the offline method to get this updated. And this change is subject to successful verification by the bank. What I mean to say is the bank will first verify your document. And if it finds that everything is correct then this information will be updated in your account.
If you wish you can also submit a computer typed letter. And while going to the bank make sure you carry the original copy with you. The bank will not ask you to submit it. But the officials may need it for the purpose of verification. For more details, you can call the customer care of the bank on 1800 22 0229. (toll-free number) And make sure that you never share your username, password, and OTP, etc. with anyone.