How to Change Name in Indian Bank Account?

If you have changed your name in India. Then you can update the same in your bank account as well. But the bank will not take your request until you produce the proper proof document. In this guide, I will tell you how you can change name in Indian Bank account.

Let me begin by telling you that you can not change this online. You will have to follow the offline method. And this method requires you the account holder personally visit your home branch. Basically, you need to submit an application letter to the bank.

This application letter should be accompanied by your proof document. In case you have changed your name after marriage. Then you can use your marriage certificate as your proof document. And in case of a legal name change. You can use your name change notification.

The Process to Change Name in Indian Bank Account

change name in Indian Bank Account

Follow the instructions given below.

Steps to Change Name in Indian Bank Account:
  1. Take a sheet of paper.
  2. Start writing an application letter.
  3. The letter should address the branch manager of your Indian Bank home branch.
  4. The subject of the letter should be “Change of Name in Bank Account”.
  5. In the body part of the letter explain you have changed your name. And you want to update the same in the bank account.
  6. Further mention your old name, new name, bank account number, and the document you are producing to the bank.
  7. Get a clear photocopy of the document and make your signature on it.
  8. Attach your application letter and photocopy.
  9. Visit your Indian Bank’s home branch and submit the application letter to the bank officials.


If there is a spelling mistake you can produce any identity proof document that has your name spelled right. The bank will not charge you anything for this update or change. And make sure that you carry your original copy of the document while you visit your home branch. For more information, you can call the customer care of the bank on 1800 4250 0000. (toll-free number)