8 Steps To Transfer Your PPF Account From One Bank To Another

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KYC Documents

Keep ready your KYC documents like Aadhaar, PAN card, photo, etc.

KYC Documents

Visit Bank Branch

Carry the KYC documents to your bank branch or post office where you maintain the PPF account for verification.

Home Branch

Bank Details

Fill up the account transfer request form with all the details like the bank address where you want to transfer the account.

First step for transfer

Acknowledgement Receipt

After checking the form, the bank where the PPF account is currently held will provide you with an acknowledgement receipt.

Acknowledgement slip

Transferring Documents

The bank will send the documents to the other bank where the customer has requested to transfer the account.

Documentation Transfer


The new bank that receives the documents will verify them and notify the account holder.

Documents Verification

New Bank

The bank may ask you to verify your KYC documents and submit copies. In case of any change, you may have to fill out a fresh form.

New Bank Branch


It may take a month to complete all the formalities and get the account transferred.

Completing Formalities

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