Yes you heard it correct, you can now open bank account in India using Aadhaar Card. As Aadhaar Card has been made valid document which is acceptable as Proof of Identity and Proof of Address national wide, you can now easily open a bank account with Aadhaar Card.
Having a Bank Account has become very essential for each and every individual in our financial life, whether the individual is a student, businessman, salaried, or self-employed. Previously to open Bank Account there was limited list of documents acceptable as POI and POA, but now after making Aadhaar acceptable as POI and POA it has become beneficial to those people who were not able to provide the documents which was previously needed to open bank account. So now any individual who has aadhaar card can now easily open Bank Account with single Aadhaar Card. Below is the complete process which will help you on how to open bank account with Aadhaar Card.
Process to Open Bank Account with Aadhaar Card
Now a days opening a bank account is very simple, just you need to visit the bank in which you want to open a bank account and ask them that you want to open bank account with Aadhaar Card.
The Bank Official will provide you Bank Account Opening Form, which you will have to fill correctly and will have to enclose your passport size photograph and photocopy of your Aadhaar Card. Apart from this bank may also ask details of introducer who is holding account in the same bank.
Other documents acceptable to an open bank account are Proof of Identity: Passport, PAN Card, Voters ID, Driving License, Bank Passbook with Photo, Letter from a recognized public authority or public servant verifying the identity and residence of the customer to the satisfaction of bank and as a Proof of Address: Telephone Bill, Bank Account Statement, Letter from any recognized public authority, Electricity bill, Ration Card and Letter from employer (subject to satisfaction of the bank).
If you can’t fulfill the above other documents then you can easily open a bank account with your Aadhaar Card. This is how easily you can apply for bank account instantly with Aadhaar Card.