How to Change Name in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Account?

The banks allow the account holders to change the details that are mentioned in the account. But there are strict rules that have to be followed. In this guide, I explain how to change name in Jammu and Kashmir Bank account.

These rules which I am talking about are not made by the bank. But they are made by the bank of the banks in India. That is the Reserve Bank of India.

You are allowed to change your name in the account. But for that, you will have to provide a proper document to the bank. The bank will change your name only on the basis of the document you provide.

If you have legally changed your name. Then you can use legal name change notification. In case of a spelling mistake. You can use your identity proof document that has your name spelled right.

And in case of the name change after marriage, you can use your marriage certificate. But there is no online process to change the name. So you will have to follow the offline process only.

Steps to Change Name in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Account

Steps to Change Name in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Account

Follow the instructions give below to change your name in the bank account.

Steps to Change Name in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Account:
  1. Take a sheet of paper.
  2. Start writing an application letter.
  3. The letter should address the branch manager of your Jammu and Kashmir Bank home branch.
  4. Mention the subject of the letter as “Change of Name in Bank Account”.
  5. You have to clearly mention your old name, new name, and bank account number in the letter.
  6. Explain the reason why you are changing your name in the account.
  7. Get a clear photocopy of the name change proof document you are proving to the bank.
  8. Make your signature on it and attach it with your application letter.
  9. Visit your home branch and submit the application letter to the bank officials.


This is how you can change your name in your J&K Bank account. While going to the bank carry your original document with you. For more information, you can call the customer care of the bank on 1800 1800 234. (toll-free)