How to Change Name in South Indian Bank Account?

In case if you have changed your name for any reason. Then you have an option to update the same in your bank account. In this guide, I will explain to you how you can change name in South Indian Bank account.

But before we proceed further. Let me tell you that the bank will accept your request only if you have a proper proof document with you.

If you have changed your name legally, then you can use your name change notification as proof of your new name. The bank can accept it.

If you are changing your name after marriage. Then you can use your marriage certificate as the proof document for your name change.

And in case if there is a spelling mistake in your bank account. Then you can provide the identity proof document to the bank that has your name spelled correctly.

You can not change your name online as it is a very important aspect of the KYC details. So I have explained an offline method.

To follow this method you the account holder of the bank have to visit your home branch. And you have to submit a written request to the bank.

Steps to Change Name in South Indian Bank Account

Steps to Change Name in South Indian Bank Account

Follow the instructions given below.

Steps to Change Name in South 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 South Indian Bank’s home branch.
  4. The subject of the letter should be “Change of Name in Bank Account”.
  5. In the body section of the letter explain that you want to change your name in the account. And also the reason why you are doing it.
  6. Further, you have to make clear mention of your account number, your old name, and your new name.
  7. Take a clear photocopy of the name change proof document you are using.
  8. Make your signature on the photocopy and attach it with your application letter.
  9. Visit your South Indian Bank’s home branch and submit the application letter to the bank officials.


Once you submit your application letter, the officials will check and verify everything. So this change is subject to successful verification by the bank. For more information, you can call customer care on 1800 425 1809. (toll-free number)