Aadhaar is still a valid document, but The Supreme Court has passed on a verdict stating forcing people for linking Aadhaar with their bank accounts is unconstitutional. This judgment given by The Supreme Court has given relief for those people who have still not linked their Aadhaar with Bank Account. But what about those people who has already linked their Aadhaar with their Bank Account?
So those people who have already linked their Aadhaar with their SBI Bank Account or people who have opened SBI Bank Account by providing Aadhaar Number, have an option to delink their Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account. It is not mandatory to delink Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account, but if the customer insists to delink or unlink his or her Aadhaar, then he or she can do it.
After this recent judgment of The Supreme Court of India, the concerned authorities have already directed guidelines on delinking Aadhaar to all financial institutions.
If you want to delink your Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account, you will have to follow the instructions given by the State Bank of India. And to help you out below we have mentioned the complete procedure on how to delink Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account.
But before we begin, I would like to first clear with you that if you have opened Account in SBI Bank via Aadhaar eKYC then you will have to again undergo through re-kyc process which will require you to submit your Proof of Identity, Proof of Address Document to complete your KYC and existing delink Aadhaar details.
So now let’s get on to the complete process on how to unlink Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account.
Process on How to Delink Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account Online
As of now State Bank of India does not provide online facility to account holders to unlink their Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account. But to link Aadhaar to SBI Bank Account, the various online options still exists like through SBI Bank NetBanking, Mobile Banking, and Phone Banking.
Process on How to Delink Aadhaar from SBI Bank Account via Branch
- To delink Aadhaar from your State Bank of India Account, you will have to personally visit your branch where you are holding your account.
- Write an application to The Bank Manager regarding the subject to delink Aadhaar from your SBI Bank Account, or else if Bank is providing pre-formatted application form for delinking Aadhaar then you can request for the form and fill in details like your name, bank account number, and enclose the documents which are required.
- Once you are done with filling up of the application form, submit the filled application form to the branch manager of the SBI Bank.
- Make sure you have taken a photocopy of the filled application form and keep it as an acknowledgement by taking branch managers signature, stamp/seal on that photocopy for your future reference.