How to Change Name in IDFC FIRST Bank Account?

If you have changed your name legally or if your name is recorded wrong in your bank account. You can request the bank to correct it. In this guide, I will tell you how you can change name in IDFC FIRST Bank account.

Before we begin with the process. You should know one very important thing. And that is the bank will take your request only if you provide a proper proof document.

So after you read this guide prepare your documents. And then start your process to change your name in your bank account. There is no online method that you can follow, you have to follow the offline method only.

The Process to Change Name in IDFC FIRST Bank Account

Change Name in IDFC FIRST Bank

Follow the instructions given below.

Steps to Change Name in IDFC FIRST Bank:
  1. Take a sheet of paper and start writing an application letter.
  2. The letter should address the branch manager of your IDFC FIRST Bank’s home branch.
  3. The subject of the letter should be “Request for Name Change in Bank Account”.
  4. After the subject line explain that you have changed your name or there is a mistake in your name in the account. So you want to change or correct the same.
  5. Further, you have to make a clear mention of your account number, your old name, and your new name.
  6. Now take a photocopy of the name change document you have with you.
  7. Make your signature on the application letter and the photocopy.
  8. Attach your application letter with the photocopy.
  9. Visit your IDFC FIRST Bank’s home branch and submit the application to the bank officials.


Once you submit the application, you will have to show the original copy of the document to the officials. This is because they verify the authenticity of the document. And you should also keep in mind that this change is subject to successful verification of the document by the bank. For more information call the customer care of the bank on 1800 419 4332. (toll-free)

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