How to Write an Application for Bank Account Transfer

Digitization made every sector advanced and most of the things we can do online nowadays. covering the same aspect Banks also modernized itself by providing the services mostly online. few banks provide online account transfer options, but we still have to write an application letter for Bank account transfer for most of the banks.

In case of a job transfer or relocation, you may have to shift to another location, due to which you need to transfer your bank account from one branch to another branch.

In this article, we will learn how to write an official application letter for account transfer in Bank so that you can write it easily without any problem.

But before writing an application letter to the bank for account transfer make sure you go through the below requirements.

Requirements to transfer Bank Account to another branch

  • Proof of Identity
  • Old Passbook
  • IFSC Code of new branch
  • Proof of address
  • Old Cheque book
  • Two Passport size photographs

Bank Account transfer Application letter format

Bank Account transfer Application letter format
Read Also How to transfer SBI account to another Branch

How to Write Bank Account Transfer Letter

Let’s check a few sample application letters.

Sample Format 1


The Bank Manager
Punjab National Bank
BDA Complex, Bangalore
Date – 10/06/2020

Subject: Bank Account Transfer Application.

Respected Sir/Madam

I am an account holder in your prestigious bank for more than 5 years. My account number is 5671234567897645. Due to my job transfer, I have recently been relocated to Delhi.

I would like to request you to transfer my bank account maintained with your branch to the bank branch located at Anand Vihar. Then it would be very easy for me to maintain the account at my end.

The charges for the process of transferring my bank account can be debited from my account.

Kindly assist me with this as soon as possible.

Thanking you.

Yours Sincerely
Name of the account holder- John
Account Number- 5671234567897645
New Branch Name, IFSC Code- Anand Vihar, IFSC Code – PUNB09876543
Mobile Number—-12345678991

Sample Format 2

The Manager,
Punjab National Bank
Present Branch- Bangalore
Branch Address- BDA Complex, Bangalore
Date- 10/06/2020

Subject – Request to Transfer Of Saving Bank Account From “Bangalore” To “New Delhi”

Details of Account:-
Account Holder Name- John
Account No- 5671234567897645
Branch- Anand Vihar, New Delhi
IFSC Code – PUNB09876543


With due respect, I would like to inform you that, I have a saving account in your bank for the last 3 years. I have recently moved from ” Bangalore” to “New Delhi” for my job purpose.

Therefore, I request you to kindly transfer my account to the Punjab National Bank “Anand Vihar” branch to use my account without any issues.

I shall be highly obliged to you for this.

Thanking You.

Yours Faithfully,
Mobile No-1234567891


We have learned how to write an application to transfer your bank account from one branch to another. I hope this will be useful to you.

If you have any questions regarding this article do ask in the below comment section.

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1: Can we transfer the Bank account Online?

Yes, of course, you can transfer your bank account online in some large banks like SBI, HDFC. however, most of the bank still does not provide online bank transfer facility. you have to write a bank account transfer application letter.

2: How long does it take to transfer a Bank account from one branch to another?

This process may take 15 to 20 days. however, it might get delay due to some issue from the bank side.

3: What do I need to do if I get a message that my account has been transferred?

Once you get a bank account transfer message visit the bank and check all the necessary things with bank officials.

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